Federspiel Family History

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Federspiel Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: metonymic occupational name for a falconer, from Middle High German vederspil ‘bird of prey (trained for hunting)’.

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


Similar surnames: Federer, Rosenstiel, Feeser, Dederick, Kurpiel, Federman, Derstine

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Federspiel Family Origin

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Federspiel Family Occupations

What did your Federspiel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Federspiel family was Farming. Farmer, Blacksmith and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Federspiel. The most common Federspiel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Federspiel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Black Smith

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Federspiel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Federspiel Life Expectancy

What is the average Federspiel lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Federspiel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Federspiel in 1953 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Federspiel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Federspiel 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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