Fein Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German fin ‘fine’, ‘splendid’ (a cognate of FinE). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German fein, Yiddish fayn ‘fine’, ‘excellent’.

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


Similar surnames: Feig, Wein, Fenn, Feil, Mein, Nein, Hain, Lein, Feind, Bein

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Fein Family Origin

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Fein Family Occupations

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  • Chamber Master Furrier

    25%
  • Furrier

    25%
  • Perfumery Merchant

    25%
  • Solicitors Clerk

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fein family was Solicitors Clerk. Chamber Master Furrier, Furrier and Perfumery Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fein. The most common Fein occupation in the UK was Chamber Master Furrier. 25% of Fein's were Chamber Master Furriers.

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Fein Historical Records

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Fein Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Fein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fein in 1954 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fein

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