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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

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Felger Historical Records

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Felger Life Expectancy

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