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Fegely Name Meaning

Variant of Fegley a surname of German or Swiss German origin.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Fegely family from?

You can see how Fegely families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fegely family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Fegely families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Fegely families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 92% of all the recorded Fegely's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fegely families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fegely surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fegely ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Topper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fegely. 26% of Fegely men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Fegely women worked as a Topper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fegely were Proprietor and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Topper
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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