Fernau Family History

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Fernau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Fernau or Fernow.

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


Similar surnames: Bernau, Fernow, Ferneau, Ferner, Verna, Derham, Fern, Perna, Vernon

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Fernau Family Origin

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Fernau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Fireman

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Fernau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Fernau's were Farmers. Farmer, Fireman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fernau. A less common occupation for the Fernau family was Laborer.

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Fernau Historical Records

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Fernau Life Expectancy

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