Fein Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German fin ‘fine’, ‘splendid’ (a cognate of FinE). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German fein, Yiddish fayn ‘fine’, ‘excellent’.

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


Similar surnames: Feig, Wein, Fenn, Feil, Mein, Nein, Hain, Lein, Feind, Bein

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Fein Family Origin

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Fein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Bread/Cake Shop

    5%
  • City Police

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Bread/Cake Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fein. A less common occupation for the Fein family was City Police. The most common Fein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Fein's were Farmers.

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Fein Historical Records

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Fein Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Fein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fein in 1954 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fein

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