Fenrich Family History

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Fenrich Name Meaning

German: from a byname for the standard bearer of a town guild, from early New High German fenrich. The term was formed and came into use around 1500, replacing Middle High German vener, from which the older surnames Fenner and the Alemannic form Venner were derived, and giving rise to Fähn(d)rich, the standard German spelling.

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

Similar surnames: Fendrich, Ferch, Genrich, Fersch, Wenrich, Fenech, Ehrich, Gerich

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Fenrich Family Origin

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Fenrich Family Occupations

What did your Fenrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fenrich occupation in the USA was Truck Smith. 100% of Fenrich's were Truck Smiths.

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  • Truck Smith


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Fenrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fenrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenrich 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 329 immigration records available for the last name Fenrich. 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 289 military records available for the last name Fenrich. For the veterans among your Fenrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenrich lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fenrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fenrich in 1949 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenrich 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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