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Fender Name Meaning

English: nickname from fend, a shortened form of defend, thus ‘defender’. South German: from Alemannic Venner ‘flag bearer’, ‘ensign’ or Fähndrich, which has the same meaning (see Fenrich). South German: variant of Fendler.

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


Similar surnames: Fenner, Feider, Fedder, Fenley, Bender, Fendler, Fenger, Ender

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Fender Family Origin

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Fender Family Occupations

What did your Fender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fender. The most common Fender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Fender's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fender family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Fender Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fender Life Expectancy

What is the average Fender lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fender in 1944 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fender 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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