Fegely Family History

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Fegely Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Vögele, a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher or a nickname for someone with birdlike features, a diminutive of Vogel (compare Fegley), or alternatively of Swiss German Fügle or Fügli, a nickname for a skillful person, from Middle High German vuoc, vüege ‘skill’.

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


Similar surnames: Fegley, Fiegel, Feigel, Regel, Hegel, Kegel, Flegel, Nebel, Segel

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Fegely Family Origin

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Fegely Family Occupations

What did your Fegely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fegely. 13% of Fegely men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Fegely women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fegely were Proprietor and Church Secretary Amp Carres Pordent

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Topper
    8%
  • Church Secretary Amp Carres Pordent
    4%

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

Fegely Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fegely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fegely 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Fegely. 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 407 military records available for the last name Fegely. For the veterans among your Fegely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fegely Life Expectancy

What is the average Fegely lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fegely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fegely in 1962 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

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