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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Canvaser

    7%
  • Day Laborer

    7%

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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Finer Historical Records

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Finer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finer

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