Feit Family History

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Feit Name Meaning

variant of Veit. nickname from Middle High German feit ‘adorned’, ‘pretty’ (the same word as French fait, Latin factus).

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

Similar surnames: Fait, Feig, Feil, Fett, Feist, Veit, Fein, Fest, Fey, Feith

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Feit Family Origin

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Feit Family Occupations

What did your Feit ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feit. The most common Feit occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Feit's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Feit family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Blacksmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Feit ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Feit Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Feit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feit 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Feit. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Feit. For the veterans among your Feit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feit Life Expectancy

What is the average Feit lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Feit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Feit in 1958 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feit 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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