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Finer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a refiner of gold and other metals, from Middle English fine(n) ‘to refine or purify’ (a derivative of fine ‘fine’, ‘pure’). Probably a translated form of German Feiner.

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


Similar surnames: Feiner, Filer, Hiner, Miner, Finger, Finner, Piner, Lier, Viner

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Finer Family Origin

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Finer Family Occupations

What did your Finer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Canvaser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Finer. A less common occupation for the Finer family was Day Laborer. The most common Finer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Finer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Canvaser

    7%
  • Day Laborer

    7%

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

Finer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Finer Life Expectancy

What is the average Finer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Finer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Finer in 1943 was 32, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Finer 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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