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Finder Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German vinder ‘inventor’, possibly a nickname for a teller of tall stories or a person of great ingenuity.

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


Similar surnames: Finger, Finner, Tinder, Minder, Kinder, Fieser, Fender, Feider

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Finder Family Origin

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Finder Family Occupations

What did your Finder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Finder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Finder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Finder family was Druggist. Farmer, Laborer and Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finder.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Drayman

    7%
  • Druggist

    7%

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

Finder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Finder Life Expectancy

What is the average Finder lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Finder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Finder in 1946 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finder 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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