Feltes Family History

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Feltes Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Valentine. Compare Velten.

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

Similar surnames: Feltus, Felten, Velten, Feltis, Felter, Feltz, Welte, Welter, Baltes

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Feltes Family Origin

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Feltes Family Occupations

What did your Feltes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Feltes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Feltes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feltes. A less common occupation for the Feltes family was Heater In Roll Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Heater In Roll Mill


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Feltes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Feltes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feltes 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Feltes. 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 688 military records available for the last name Feltes. For the veterans among your Feltes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feltes Life Expectancy

What is the average Feltes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Feltes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Feltes in 1950 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

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