Fehn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a bog or marsh, from Frisian fehn ‘bog’, related to Dutch veen. Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farms in southeastern Norway named Fen, probably from Old Norse Fávin, of which the second element is vin ‘meadow’; the first element is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Fenn, Fahn, Dehn, Fehl, Fern, Fehr, Rehn, Finn, Dean, Lehr

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Fehn Family Origin

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Fehn Family Occupations

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  • Hosier Out Of Employ

    100%

In 1881, the most common Fehn occupation in the UK was Hosier Out Of Employ. 100% of Fehn's were Hosier Out Of Employs.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Fehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fehn in 1958 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fehn

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