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Fenelon Name Meaning

French (Fénelon): habitational name from Fénelon in the Dordogne, which is of uncertain origin. Irish: variant spelling of Fenlon 1.

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


Similar surnames: Fenlon, Benston, Nelon, Fenton, Mellon, Henslin, Benton, Cantlon

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Fenelon Family Origin

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Fenelon Family Occupations

What did your Fenelon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fenelon family was Druggist. Farmer, Blacksmith and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenelon. The most common Fenelon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Fenelon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Coachman

    11%
  • Druggist

    11%

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Fenelon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenelon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenelon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fenelon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fenelon in 1948 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenelon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenelon 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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