Fenchel Family History

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Fenchel Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in herbs or spices, from Middle High German vönichel (from Latin faeniculum ‘fennel’).

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

Similar surnames: Fecher, Feather, Rachel, Engel, Eichel, Mencher, Bence, Bechel

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Fenchel Family Origin

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Fenchel Family Occupations

What did your Fenchel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fenchel occupation in the USA was Painter. 100% of Fenchel's were Painters.

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  • Painter


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Fenchel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fenchel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenchel 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 518 immigration records available for the last name Fenchel. 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 261 military records available for the last name Fenchel. For the veterans among your Fenchel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenchel Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fenchel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Fenchel in 1959 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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