Fehring Family History

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Fehring Name Meaning

German (Holstein, Hamburg): patronymic from the Old Frisian personal name Fero. North German: nickname or status name alluding to a tax obligation, from Middle Low German verdinc, a term denoting a quarter of a weight or coin (‘farthing’). This is the equivalent of South German Vierdinc, from Middle High German vierdinc.

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

Similar surnames: Nehring, Gehring, Wehring, Fearing, Herring, Fehling, Ferring

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Fehring Family Origin

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Fehring Family Occupations

What did your Fehring ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Press Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fehring. 35% of Fehring men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Fehring women worked as a Press Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fehring were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Press Operator
  • Maid
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fehring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fehring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehring 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Fehring. 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 438 military records available for the last name Fehring. For the veterans among your Fehring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fehring Life Expectancy

What is the average Fehring lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fehring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fehring in 1963 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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