Fernsler Family History

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Fernsler Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Förnsler or Firnsler, presumably an occupational name for a varnish maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German firnis ‘varnish’, a loanword from Old French verni.

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


Similar surnames: Fendler, Fenster, Fessler, Kensler, Berner, Gensler, Mendler, Fenley

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Fernsler Family Origin

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Fernsler Family Occupations

What did your Fernsler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fernsler family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fernsler. The most common Fernsler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Fernsler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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

Fernsler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fernsler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fernsler lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Fernsler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fernsler in 1965 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fernsler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fernsler 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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