Fenstermaker Family History

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Fenstermaker Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of German Fenstermacher or Americanized spelling of the Dutch cognate Venstermaker.

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


Similar surnames: Fenstemaker, Shewmaker, Wannamaker, Shusterman, Nunemaker, Manspeaker

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Fenstermaker Family Origin

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Fenstermaker Family Occupations

What did your Fenstermaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fenstermaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Fenstermaker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenstermaker. A less common occupation for the Fenstermaker family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

Fenstermaker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenstermaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenstermaker lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fenstermaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fenstermaker in 1951 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenstermaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenstermaker 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.

Famous Fenstermaker Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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