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Feuer Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a stoker in a smithy or public baths, or nickname for someone with red hair or a fiery temper, from Middle High German viur ‘fire’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German Feuer ‘fire’.

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


Similar surnames: Feurer, Feder, Heuer, Feger, Feher, Mauer, Steuer, Reuer, Beer

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Where is the Feuer family from?

You can see how Feuer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feuer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Feuer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Feuer families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Feuer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Feuer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Feuer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Feuer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Feuer. 24% of Feuer men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Feuer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feuer were Merchant and Secretary.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Merchant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Secretary
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feuer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feuer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Feuer. 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 Cards

There are 35,000 military records available for the last name Feuer. For the veterans among your Feuer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Feuer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Feuer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Feuer in 1953 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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