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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


Similar surnames: Feigel, Feig, Feiner, Geiger, Berge, Hege, Eike, Deike, Wege, Beigel

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Feige Family Origin

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Feige Family Occupations

What did your Feige ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feige family was Brik & Ston Mason. The most common Feige occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 7% of Feige's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Bar Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feige.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Bar Keeper

    3%
  • Brik & Ston Mason

    3%

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

Feige Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feige. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feige 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 Feige. 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 Feige. For the veterans among your Feige ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feige Life Expectancy

What is the average Feige lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Feige life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Feige in 1953 was 48, and 97 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feige 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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