Fettig Family History

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Fettig Name Meaning

in the north, a patronymic from Fett. in the south, from Middle High German vetich ‘wing (of a bird)’. variant of Fath 4.

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


Similar surnames: Gettig, Fetting, Fertig, Rettig, Feig, Fette, Fettes, Feltis, Fetty

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Fettig Family Origin

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Fettig Family Occupations

What did your Fettig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fettig occupation in the USA was Rag Dealer. 20% of Fettig's were Rag Dealers. Rag Dealer, Carpenter and Carriage Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fettig. A less common occupation for the Fettig family was Farmer.

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  • Rag Dealer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Carriage Blacksmith

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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Fettig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fettig Life Expectancy

What is the average Fettig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fettig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Fettig in 1956 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fettig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fettig 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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