Fennewald Family History

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Fennewald Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Vennewald, a topographic name from Middle Low German fenne ‘bog’ + wald ‘wood’, ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Gronewold, Seewald, Hegewald, Niewald, Fennell, Fenner, Venneman

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Fennewald Family Origin

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Fennewald Family Occupations

What did your Fennewald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fennewald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Fennewald's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Fennewald Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fennewald Life Expectancy

What is the average Fennewald lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fennewald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Fennewald in 1957 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fennewald 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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