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Fenter Name Meaning

German: from a vernacular reduced form of the personal name Bonaventura, which became popular as a personal name around 1500.

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


Similar surnames: Venter, Renter, Fester, Jenner, Fenster, Center, Fenner, Fenger

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Fenter Family Origin

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Fenter Family Occupations

What did your Fenter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenter. The most common Fenter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Fenter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fenter family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Huckster

    5%

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

Fenter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fenter Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fenter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fenter in 1953 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenter 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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