Fenstermacher Family History

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Fenstermacher Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a window maker, from Middle High German venster (from Latin fenestra), German Fenster ‘window’ + Middle High German macher, German Macher ‘maker’. See also Fenster.

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

Similar surnames: Pulvermacher, Fenster, Stellmacher, Wannemacher, Essenmacher

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Fenstermacher Family Origin

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Fenstermacher Family Occupations

What did your Fenstermacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fenstermacher family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenstermacher. The most common Fenstermacher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Fenstermacher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Fenstermacher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenstermacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenstermacher lifespan?

Between 2000 and 2004, in the United States, Fenstermacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fenstermacher in 2000 was 65, and 42 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenstermacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenstermacher 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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