Fernholz Family History

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Fernholz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a large farm and manor in Westphalia called Fernhott, of which Fernholz is a standardized form.

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


Similar surnames: Fernow, Fahrenholz, Kienholz, Sponholz, Rebholz, Reinholz, Bergholz

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Fernholz Family Origin

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Fernholz Family Occupations

What did your Fernholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fernholz occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 50% of Fernholz's were Harness Makers. Harness Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fernholz.

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  • Harness Maker

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Fernholz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fernholz Life Expectancy

What is the average Fernholz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fernholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fernholz in 1962 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fernholz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fernholz 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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