Fesmire Family History

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Fesmire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fes(en)meyer or Fess(en)maier, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vesen ‘husk’, ‘chaff’, ‘spelt’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘(tenant) farmer’, hence an occupational name for an overseer or tax official in the grain trade or for a spelt grower.

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


Similar surnames: Fosmire, Facemire, Dunmire, Plymire, Feige, Frymire, Jessie, Camire

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Fesmire Family Origin

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Fesmire Family Occupations

What did your Fesmire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fesmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Fesmire's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fesmire family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fesmire.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Fesmire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fesmire Life Expectancy

What is the average Fesmire lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fesmire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fesmire in 1949 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fesmire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fesmire 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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