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Fenimore Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French fin ‘fine’, ‘splendid’ + amour ‘love’ (Latin amor).

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


Similar surnames: Senior, Ventre, Fennimore, Lelievre, Kennemore, Wedmore, Dunsmore

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Fenimore Family Origin

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Fenimore Family Occupations

What did your Fenimore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fenimore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Fenimore's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenimore. A less common occupation for the Fenimore family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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

Fenimore Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenimore Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenimore lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fenimore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fenimore in 1949 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenimore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenimore 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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