Fett Family History

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Fett Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a fat man, from Middle Low German vett ‘fat’. English: nickname from Old French fait, Middle English fet ‘suitable’, ‘comely’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named with Old Norse fit ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Nett, Flett, Frett, Best, Belt, Lett, Ott, Feit, Fitt, Felt

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Fett Family Origin

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Fett Family Occupations

What did your Fett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Fett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fett. A less common occupation for the Fett family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Fett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fett Life Expectancy

What is the average Fett lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fett in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fett 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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