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Fenlon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnaláin ‘descendant of Fionnalán’, a personal name from a diminutive of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ (see Finn 1). English (Huguenot): altered form of French Fénelon (see Fenelon).

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


Similar surnames: Fenton, Mellon, Donlon, Kenyon, Lennon, Fenelon, Henson, Nealon

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Fenlon Family Origin

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Fenlon Family Occupations

What did your Fenlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fenlon. The most common Fenlon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Fenlon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Hotel Keeper

    33%

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Fenlon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenlon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fenlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fenlon in 1957 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenlon 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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