Fesmire Family History

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Fesmire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fes(en)meyer or Fess(en)maier, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vesen ‘husk’, ‘chaff’, ‘spelt’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘(tenant) farmer’, hence an occupational name for an overseer or tax official in the grain trade or for a spelt grower.

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


Similar surnames: Fosmire, Facemire, Dunmire, Plymire, Feige, Frymire, Jessie, Camire

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Fesmire Family Origin

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Fesmire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fesmire family was Blacksmith. The most common Fesmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Fesmire's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fesmire.

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Fesmire Historical Records

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Fesmire Life Expectancy

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