Feller Family History

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Feller Name Meaning

English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle English fell, Middle Low German, Middle High German vel, or German Fell or Yiddish fel ‘hide’, ‘pelt’. See also Fell. German: variant of Felder. German: habitational name for someone from a place called Feld(e) or Feld(a) in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Weller, Geller, Peller, Meller, Eller, Zeller, Seller, Beller, Felber

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Feller Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Feller name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Germanic Europe

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • European Jewish

    9%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Feller Family Origin

Where is the Feller family from?

Feller Family Occupations

What did your Feller ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Feller occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Feller's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Feller family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Laborer and Gas Stoker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Feller.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Bricklayers Laborer

    17%
  • Gas Stoker

    17%
  • Labourer

    17%

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

Feller Historical Records

What Feller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Feller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fellercensus 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Feller. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Feller. For the veterans among your Feller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feller Life Expectancy

What is the average Feller lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Feller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Feller in 1940 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feller 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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