Fenger Family History

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Fenger Name Meaning

German: variant of Fanger. Possibly an Americanized form of Polish W{e,}gier, an ethnic name for someone from Hungary.

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

Similar surnames: Fonger, Senger, Enger, Fanger, Ferger, Fenter, Felger, Fenner, Wenger

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Fenger Family Origin

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Fenger Family Occupations

What did your Fenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fenger family was Farmer. Laborer, Boarding and Cashier In Dry Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenger. The most common Fenger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Fenger's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Boarding

  • Cashier In Dry Goods Store

  • Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fenger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenger 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 896 immigration records available for the last name Fenger. 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 605 military records available for the last name Fenger. For the veterans among your Fenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fenger in 1959 was 51, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenger 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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