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Fertig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German vertec ‘skillful’, ‘ready’, ‘prepared’ (German fertig), Old High German fertig, a derivative of vart ‘journey’, ‘expedition’, and so meaning originally ‘ready for an expedition’.

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


Similar surnames: Feig, Hurtig, Fettig, Rettig, Gettig, Herzig, Ferg, Ferdig, Fertel

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Fertig Family Origin

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Fertig Family Occupations

What did your Fertig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fertig. The most common Fertig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Fertig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fertig family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Painter

    3%

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Fertig Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fertig ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Fertig Life Expectancy

What is the average Fertig lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Fertig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Fertig in 1945 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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