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Fendler Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps an occupational name for a flag-bearer, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German vendel (compare Fender) or a nickname for a pilgrim, wanderer, or wayward person, from Middle High German wandeler, wendeler ‘wanderer’, ‘pilgrim’.

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


Similar surnames: Wendler, Tendler, Pfendler, Bendler, Mendler, Hendler, Fessler

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Fendler Family Origin

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Fendler Family Occupations

What did your Fendler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fendler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Fendler's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fendler family was Farmer. Laborer, Tailor and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fendler.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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Fendler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fendler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fendler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fendler. 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 Fendler. For the veterans among your Fendler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fendler Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fendler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Fendler in 1958 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fendler 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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