Feinberg Family History

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Feinberg Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German fein ‘fine’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Weinberg, Finberg, Friberg, Feldberg, Steinberg, Grinberg, Kinberg

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Feinberg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Feinberg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Feinberg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Feinberg Family Origin

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Feinberg Family Occupations

What did your Feinberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Feinberg occupation in the USA was Agent For Notions. 13% of Feinberg's were Agent For Notionss. A less common occupation for the Feinberg family was Merchant. Agent For Notions, Dealer Wall Paper and Fancy Drygoods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feinberg.

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  • Agent For Notions

  • Dealer Wall Paper

  • Fancy Drygoods

  • Merchant


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

Feinberg Historical Records

What Feinberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Feinberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feinberg 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Feinberg. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Feinberg. For the veterans among your Feinberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feinberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Feinberg lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Feinberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Feinberg in 1947 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feinberg 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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