Phenix Family History

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Phenix Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: variant of Fenwick. Canadian French (Phénix): from Old French fénix ‘phoenix’ (Latin phœnix), presumably a nickname, perhaps of anecdotal origin.

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

Similar surnames: Phoenix, Dhein, Phenis, Penix, Enix, Plein, Chevis, Pennix, Pinnix

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Phenix Family Origin

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Phenix Family Occupations

What did your Phenix ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phenix. A less common occupation for the Phenix family was Farming. The most common Phenix occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Phenix's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Phenix Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Phenix Life Expectancy

What is the average Phenix lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Phenix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Phenix in 1954 was 49, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Phenix

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Phenix 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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