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Feiner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fein. German: occupational name for a refiner and polisher of gold and other metals, from Middle High German vinen ‘to refine, polish, or gild’ (a derivative of vin ‘pure’, ‘pretty’).

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


Similar surnames: Finer, Fenner, Seiner, Zeiner, Fetner, Leiner, Weiner, Reiner, Feller

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Feiner Family Origin

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Feiner Family Occupations

What did your Feiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feiner family was Proprietor Of Flouring Mill. The most common Feiner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Feiner's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feiner.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Miller

    9%
  • Proprietor Of Flouring Mill

    9%

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Feiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feiner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Feiner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Feiner. For the veterans among your Feiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Feiner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Feiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Feiner in 1957 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feiner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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