Fiedler Family History

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Fiedler Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a professional fiddle player, or a nickname for a skilled amateur, from Middle High German videlære, German Fiedler (Yiddish fidler). The instrument (Old High German fidula) is named from Late Latin vitula.

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


Similar surnames: Fiddler, Siedler, Feller, Feder, Kindler, Wieder, Filer, Friedler

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Fiedler Family Origin

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Fiedler Family Occupations

What did your Fiedler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fiedler family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiedler. The most common Fiedler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Fiedler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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Fiedler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fiedler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiedler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fiedler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fiedler in 1947 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fiedler 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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