Fenlon Family History

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Fenlon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnaláin ‘descendant of Fionnalán’, a personal name from a diminutive of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ (see Finn 1). English (Huguenot): altered form of French Fénelon (see Fenelon).

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

Similar surnames: Fenton, Mellon, Donlon, Kenyon, Lennon, Fenelon, Henson, Nealon

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Fenlon Family Origin

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Fenlon Family Occupations

What did your Fenlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dock Labourer, Lab At Alkali Works and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenlon. A less common occupation for the Fenlon family was Brass Worker. The most common Fenlon occupation in the UK was Dock Labourer. 11% of Fenlon's were Dock Labourers.

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  • Dock Labourer

  • Lab At Alkali Works

  • Labourer

  • Brass Worker


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

Fenlon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Fenlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenlon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fenlon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fenlon. For the veterans among your Fenlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenlon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fenlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fenlon in 1957 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenlon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenlon 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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