Fennig Family History

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Fennig Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Pfennig (see Pfenning).

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


Similar surnames: Pfennig, Mennig, Tennis, Jenni, Pennie, Fennel, Hannig, Feig, Minnig

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Fennig Family Origin

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Fennig Family Occupations

What did your Fennig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fennig family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fennig. The most common Fennig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Fennig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Fennig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fennig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fennig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Fennig

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fennig. 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 Fennig. For the veterans among your Fennig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fennig Life Expectancy

What is the average Fennig lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fennig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Fennig in 1958 was 61, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fennig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fennig 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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