Felt Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a felt maker, from Old English felt ‘felt’. Said to be an Americanized or Germanized spelling of a Hungarian name, of uncertain identity.

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

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Felt Family Origin

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Felt Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    20%
  • Copyist

    20%
  • Jeweler

    20%
  • Pensioner U S A

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Felt family was Pensioner U S A. Clerk, Copyist and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Felt. The most common Felt occupation in Canada was Clerk. 20% of Felt's were Clerks.

Source: Census data for Felt | Data not to scale

Felt Historical Records

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Felt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Felt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Felt in 1941 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felt

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