Fehlberg Family History

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Fehlberg Name Meaning

North German: probably a topographic name for someone living near a marshy area of high ground (see Fehl). South German: habitational name from Fehlberg, a place in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Mehlberg, Felber, Selberg, Fehler, Heiberg, Wahlberg, Rehnberg

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Fehlberg Family Origin

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Fehlberg Family Occupations

What did your Fehlberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fehlberg. 32% of Fehlberg men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Fehlberg women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fehlberg were Janitor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Pattern Maker
    12%
  • Partner Owner
    8%
  • Janitor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • New Worker
    30%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%

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

Fehlberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fehlberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehlberg 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 281 immigration records available for the last name Fehlberg. 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 258 military records available for the last name Fehlberg. For the veterans among your Fehlberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fehlberg Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fehlberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fehlberg in 1963 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

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