Feige Family History
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Feige Name Meaning
German: variant of Feig. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a fig tree, or metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of figs, from Middle High German vige (Old High German figa, from Latin ficus). Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Feyge, a back-formation from Feygl (see Feigel), as if this contained the diminutive suffix -l.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press