Fankhauser Family History

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Fankhauser Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone living by a Fanghaus, literally ‘capture house’, a building or enclosure in which live animals captured by hunting were kept.

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


Similar surnames: Frankhauser, Hochhauser, Backhaus, Muhlhauser, Klauser, Hanauer

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Fankhauser Family Origin

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Fankhauser Family Occupations

What did your Fankhauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fankhauser family was Cigar Manufact.. Farmer, At Ease and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fankhauser. The most common Fankhauser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Fankhauser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • At Ease

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cigar Manufact.

    9%

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Fankhauser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fankhauser Life Expectancy

What is the average Fankhauser lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fankhauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Fankhauser in 1941 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fankhauser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fankhauser 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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