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Fehler Name Meaning

variant of Feiler ‘file maker’, altered by folk etymology to the form of the German word Fehler ‘mistake’. topographic name for someone living near a marsh, a derivative of Fehl 1.

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


Similar surnames: Feller, Feher, Mehler, Wehler, Behler, Gehler, Hegler, Dehler, Oehler

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Fehler Family Origin

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Fehler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fehler family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fehler. The most common Fehler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Fehler's were Farmers.

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Fehler Historical Records

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Fehler Life Expectancy

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