Feese Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German vese ‘spelt’, ‘chaff’, ‘husk’; a nickname for a small person or an indirect occupational name for a cereal farmer or miller.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Reese, Weese, Beese, Feeser, Meese, Heese, Fest, Freese, Neese, Boese

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Feese Family Origin

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Feese Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feese family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feese. The most common Feese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Feese's were Farmers.

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Feese Historical Records

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Feese Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Feese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feese in 1962 was 80, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feese

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