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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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Where is the Fichtel family from?

You can see how Fichtel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fichtel family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Fichtel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 23 Fichtel families living in Missouri. This was about 32% of all the recorded Fichtel's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Fichtel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fichtel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fichtel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fichtel. 23% of Fichtel men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Fichtel women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fichtel were Salesman and Housemaid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Housemaid
    50%
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What Fichtel family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 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 Lists

There are 405 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 Cards

There are 860 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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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.

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