Fikes Family History

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Fikes Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Faix or Feix, variants of German Veit.

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

Similar surnames: Fike, Piker, Rike, Ike, Filer, Fyke, Likes, Fies, Fickes, Sikes

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Fikes Family Origin

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Fikes Family Occupations

What did your Fikes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fikes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Fikes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fikes family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fikes.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Fikes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Fikes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fikes 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Fikes. 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 Fikes. For the veterans among your Fikes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fikes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fikes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fikes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fikes in 1949 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fikes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fikes 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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