Fikes Family History

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Fikes Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Faix or Feix, variants of German Veit.

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


Similar surnames: Fike, Piker, Rike, Ike, Filer, Fyke, Likes, Fies, Fickes, Sikes

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Fikes Family Origin

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Fikes Family Occupations

What did your Fikes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fikes. 28% of Fikes men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Fikes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fikes were Truck Driver and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Laundress
    10%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Housework
    9%

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

Fikes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Fikes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fikes 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Fikes. 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 Fikes. For the veterans among your Fikes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fikes Life Expectancy

What is the average Fikes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fikes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fikes in 1949 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fikes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fikes 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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