Feder Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a trader in feathers (see Feather) or in quill pens, from Middle High German veder(e), German Feder ‘feather’, ‘quill’, ‘pen’.

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


Similar surnames: Leder, Feuer, Fader, Reder, Feger, Hader, Faden, Eder, Bader, Feider

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Feder Family Origin

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Feder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Cigar Dealer

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Feder family was Cigar Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feder. The most common Feder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Feder's were Farmers.

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Feder Historical Records

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Feder Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Feder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Feder in 1947 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feder

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