Feightner Family History

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Feightner Name Meaning

Respelling of German Fi(e)chtner, Feichtner, or Feuchtner (see Fichter).

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


Similar surnames: Feighner, Fichtner, Feichter, Feight, Lightner, Beichner, Heitner

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Feightner Family Origin

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Feightner Family Occupations

What did your Feightner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Feightner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Feightner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Feightner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feightner.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Constable

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Feightner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Feightner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feightner 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 Feightner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Feightner. For the veterans among your Feightner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feightner Life Expectancy

What is the average Feightner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Feightner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Feightner in 1956 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feightner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feightner 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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