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Fieger Family History

Fieger Name Meaning

occupational name for a steward or overseer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vüegen ‘to arrange or dispose’ (Old High German fuogen, a derivative of fuog ‘neat’, ‘smart’). variant of Ficker 2.

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


Similar surnames: Fiegel, Feger, Fieser, Zieger, Fieber, Finger, Bieger, Finner, Ficker

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Where is the Fieger family from?

You can see how Fieger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fieger family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fieger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Fieger families living in Kentucky. This was about 26% of all the recorded Fieger's in the USA. Kentucky and 2 other states had the highest population of Fieger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fieger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fieger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fieger. 25% of Fieger men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Fieger women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fieger were Teacher and Clerk.

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Teacher
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Student
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fieger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fieger 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Fieger. 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 929 military records available for the last name Fieger. For the veterans among your Fieger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fieger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fieger in 1963 was 74, and 66 in 2004.

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