Felling Family History

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Felling Name Meaning

habitational name from Felling in Bavaria. Americanized spelling of German Fehling.

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


Similar surnames: Fuelling, Delling, Helling, Felsing, Elling, Welling, Belling

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Felling Family Origin

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Felling Family Occupations

What did your Felling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Felling. 39% of Felling men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Felling women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Felling were Salesman and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • Waitress
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Felling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Felling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Felling 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 360 immigration records available for the last name Felling. 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 466 military records available for the last name Felling. For the veterans among your Felling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Felling Life Expectancy

What is the average Felling lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Felling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Felling in 1960 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Felling 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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