Felter Family History

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Felter Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places named Felten or Velten. shortened form of any of various habitational names or topographic names formed with -feld ‘open country’ (see Feld), as for example Kleinfelder. variant of Falter.

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


Similar surnames: Felder, Felber, Belter, Feller, Ferner, Feltes, Felser, Felten

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Felter Family Origin

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Felter Family Occupations

What did your Felter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, A A Patrol and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Felter. 17% of Felter men worked as an A A Patrol and 72% of Felter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Felter were Slotter Machinist and Unpaid Household Duty

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • A A Patrol
    17%
  • Amseal Traveller In Wodlen Ground
    17%
  • Electrical Engineer
    17%
  • Slotter Machinist
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Domestic Servant
    15%
  • Unpaid Household Duty
    15%

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

Felter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Felter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Felter 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 958 immigration records available for the last name Felter. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Felter. For the veterans among your Felter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Felter Life Expectancy

What is the average Felter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Felter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Felter in 1948 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Felter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Felter 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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