Fegley Family History

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Fegley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Vögli, metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or nickname for someone with birdlike features, from a diminutive of Vogel.

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

Similar surnames: Fegely, Fenley, Begley, Feagley, Fagley, Egley, Wegley, Fogler, Exley

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Fegley Family Origin

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Fegley Family Occupations

What did your Fegley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fegley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fegley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fegley family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fegley.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Fegley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Fegley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fegley 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 321 immigration records available for the last name Fegley. 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 Fegley. For the veterans among your Fegley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fegley Life Expectancy

What is the average Fegley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fegley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fegley in 1952 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

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