Fenelon Family History

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Fenelon Name Meaning

French (Fénelon): habitational name from Fénelon in the Dordogne, which is of uncertain origin. Irish: variant spelling of Fenlon 1.

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


Similar surnames: Fenlon, Benston, Nelon, Fenton, Mellon, Henslin, Benton, Cantlon

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Fenelon Family Origin

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Fenelon Family Occupations

What did your Fenelon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accounting Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fenelon. 6% of Fenelon men worked as an Accounting Clerk and 58% of Fenelon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fenelon were Case Book Clerk Goods Receiving and Elementary School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accounting Clerk
    6%
  • Agriculture concrete Tractor
    6%
  • Building Trade Clerk
    6%
  • Case Book Clerk Goods Receiving
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • School Teacher
    10%
  • Domestic Help
    5%
  • Elementary School Teacher
    5%

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

Fenelon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fenelon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenelon 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 702 immigration records available for the last name Fenelon. 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 563 military records available for the last name Fenelon. For the veterans among your Fenelon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenelon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenelon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fenelon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fenelon in 1948 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenelon

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