Fichtel Family History

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Fichtel Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived near pine trees (see Fichter).

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


Similar surnames: Fichter, Eichel, Bechel, Bichler, Fechter, Distel, Eichten, Hachtel

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Fichtel Family Origin

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Fichtel Family Occupations

What did your Fichtel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fichtel occupation in the USA was Cooper. 13% of Fichtel's were Coopers. Cooper, Stone Cutter and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fichtel. A less common occupation for the Fichtel family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Cooper

    13%
  • Stone Cutter

    13%
  • Beer Saloon

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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

Fichtel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fichtel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fichtel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fichtel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fichtel in 1963 was 83, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fichtel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fichtel 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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