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 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fegley. 20% of Fegley men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Fegley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fegley were Labor and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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

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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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