Featherman Family History

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Featherman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Federmann (see Federman).

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


Similar surnames: Weatherman, Leatherman, Feather, Waterman, Featherly, Feathers

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Featherman Family Origin

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Featherman Family Occupations

What did your Featherman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Featherman occupation in the USA was Brick Layer. 17% of Featherman's were Brick Layers. Brick Layer, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Featherman. A less common occupation for the Featherman family was Locomotive Engineer.

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  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Grocer

    17%
  • Locomotive Engineer

    17%

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

Featherman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Featherman Life Expectancy

What is the average Featherman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Featherman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Featherman in 1959 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Featherman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Featherman 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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