Fechner Family History

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Fechner Name Meaning

patronymic from a dialect variant of Wenzel. occupational name for a furrier, from Middle High German vech ‘colorful (fur)’.

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

Similar surnames: Rechner, Fecher, Fechter, Lechner, Fehnel, Feiner, Lachner, Zehner

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Fechner Family Origin

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Fechner Family Occupations

What did your Fechner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fechner. 12% of Fechner men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Fechner women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fechner were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
  • Beautician
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fechner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fechner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fechner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fechner. 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 Fechner. For the veterans among your Fechner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fechner Life Expectancy

What is the average Fechner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Fechner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Fechner in 1955 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fechner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fechner 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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