Fellman Family History

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Fellman Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (Fellmann), Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a furrier (see Fell 2).

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

Similar surnames: Sellman, Mellman, Gellman, Felman, Hellman, Bellman, Follman, Kellman

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Fellman Family Origin

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Fellman Family Occupations

What did your Fellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fellman. 14% of Fellman men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Fellman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fellman were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer

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

Fellman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fellman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fellman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fellman. 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 Fellman. For the veterans among your Fellman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Fellman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fellman in 1943 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fellman

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