Felger Family History

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Felger Name Meaning

occupational name for a wheelwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German velge ‘wooden rim of a wheel’. Compare Felgenhauer. in some cases possibly an occupational name for a plowman, from an agent derivative of Middle High German valgen, velgen ‘to plow’.

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


Similar surnames: Feller, Feger, Felber, Filer, Folger, Ferger, Geiger, Belger, Fuller

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Felger Family Origin

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Felger Family Occupations

What did your Felger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Felger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Felger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felger. A less common occupation for the Felger family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Felger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Felger Life Expectancy

What is the average Felger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Felger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Felger in 1959 was 38, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Felger 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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