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Fleener Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Flinner or Fleiner (via the intermediate form Flinner). Compare Fleenor and Flener .

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


Similar surnames: Fleenor, Fleeger, Fleece, Greener, Lerner, Flener, Ferner, Flesner

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Where is the Fleener family from?

You can see how Fleener families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fleener family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fleener families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Fleener families living in Indiana. This was about 72% of all the recorded Fleener's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Fleener families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fleener surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fleener ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fleener. 29% of Fleener men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Fleener women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fleener were Salesman and Housewife. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fleener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleener 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Fleener. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fleener. For the veterans among your Fleener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fleener lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fleener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Fleener in 1953 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

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