Feiner Family History

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Feiner Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Fein. German: occupational name for a refiner and polisher of gold and other metals, from Middle High German vinen ‘to refine, polish, or gild’ (a derivative of vin ‘pure’, ‘pretty’).

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


Similar surnames: Finer, Fenner, Seiner, Zeiner, Fetner, Leiner, Weiner, Reiner, Feller

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Feiner Family Origin

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Feiner Family Occupations

What did your Feiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Manservant and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Feiner. 29% of Feiner men worked as a Manservant and 20% of Feiner women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Feiner were Master Builder and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Manservant
    29%
  • Austrian Octor
    15%
  • Builder Dragtsman Joiner Carpent
    15%
  • Master Builder
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
    20%
  • At Home
    10%
  • Domestic Worker
    10%
  • Nurse
    10%

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

Feiner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Feiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feiner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Feiner. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Feiner. For the veterans among your Feiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Feiner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Feiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Feiner in 1957 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feiner

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