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Feger Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for an armorer or weapon maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German fegen ‘to clean or sweep’ or ‘to polish a sword’.

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


Similar surnames: Beger, Heger, Felger, Fieger, Feder, Reger, Feuer, Geiger, Deger

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Feger Family Origin

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Feger Family Occupations

What did your Feger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feger. The most common Feger occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 7% of Feger's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Feger family was Tailor.

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  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Feger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Feger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Feger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Feger. For the veterans among your Feger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feger Life Expectancy

What is the average Feger lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Feger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feger in 1955 was 67, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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