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Fiene Family History

Fiene Name Meaning

nickname for an elegant person, from Middle Low German fin ‘fine’. habitational name from several fields and places named with Fiene.

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


Similar surnames: Finne, Fine, Fieser, Filene, Riewe, Wiese, Rinne, Riepe, Fies, Wien

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Where is the Fiene family from?

You can see how Fiene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fiene family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Fiene families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 44 Fiene families living in Illinois. This was about 55% of all the recorded Fiene's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Fiene families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fiene surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fiene ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fiene. 42% of Fiene men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Fiene women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fiene were Truck Driver and Shoe Worker.

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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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Shoe Worker
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fiene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiene 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Fiene. 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 608 military records available for the last name Fiene. For the veterans among your Fiene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fiene lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fiene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fiene in 1949 was 67, and 86 in 2004.

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