Fein Family History

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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fein name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fein. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Fein Family Origin

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Fein Family Occupations

What did your Fein ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Fein family was Solicitors Clerk.

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  • Chamber Master Furrier

  • Furrier

  • Perfumery Merchant

  • Solicitors Clerk


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

Fein Historical Records

What Fein family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Fein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fein 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Fein. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Fein. For the veterans among your Fein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fein Life Expectancy

What is the average Fein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fein 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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