Fiddler Family History

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Fiddler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a fiddle player or a nickname for a skilled or enthusiastic amateur, from Old English fiðelere ‘fiddler’. German: variant of Fiedler.

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

Similar surnames: Fiedler, Fidler, Ridler, Girdler, Filer, Kidder, Filler, Fendler

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Fiddler Family Origin

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Fiddler Family Occupations

What did your Fiddler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fiddler family was Cotton Spinner. Agricultural Labourer, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fiddler. The most common Fiddler occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Fiddler's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Labourer

  • Cotton Spinner


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Fiddler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Fiddler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiddler 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 Fiddler. 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 Fiddler. For the veterans among your Fiddler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fiddler Life Expectancy

What is the average Fiddler lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fiddler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fiddler in 1944 was 30, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fiddler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fiddler 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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