Fehler Family History

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Fehler Name Meaning

variant of Feiler ‘file maker’, altered by folk etymology to the form of the German word Fehler ‘mistake’. topographic name for someone living near a marsh, a derivative of Fehl 1.

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

Similar surnames: Feller, Feher, Mehler, Wehler, Behler, Gehler, Hegler, Dehler, Oehler

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Fehler Family Origin

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Fehler Family Occupations

What did your Fehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fehler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Fehler's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fehler. A less common occupation for the Fehler family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer


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

Fehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehler 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 460 immigration records available for the last name Fehler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Fehler. For the veterans among your Fehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fehler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fehler in 1952 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fehler 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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