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

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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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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Feit Historical Records

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Feit Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feit

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