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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 vīnen ‘to refine polish or gild’ (a derivative of vīn ‘pure pretty’). Compare with Finer .

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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Where is the Feiner family from?

You can see how Feiner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Feiner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Feiner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Feiner families living in Ontario. This was about 93% of all the recorded Feiner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Feiner families in 1911.
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What did your Feiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cult was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Feiner. 100% of Feiner men worked as a Cult. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cult
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 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 Lists

There are 2,000 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 Cards

There are 17,000 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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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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