Finer Family History

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Finer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a refiner of gold and other metals, from Middle English fine(n) ‘to refine or purify’ (a derivative of fine ‘fine’, ‘pure’). Probably a translated form of German Feiner.

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


Similar surnames: Feiner, Filer, Hiner, Miner, Finger, Finner, Piner, Lier, Viner

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Finer Family Origin

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Finer Family Occupations

What did your Finer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Master Builder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Finer. 4% of Finer men worked as a Master Builder and 53% of Finer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Finer were Bank Clerk (cable) and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Master Builder
    4%
  • Taxi Cab Driver
    4%
  • Baker Retired
    2%
  • Bank Clerk (cable)
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Dressmaker
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Bookkeeper
    2%

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

Finer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Finer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Finer 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 Finer. 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 807 military records available for the last name Finer. For the veterans among your Finer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Finer Life Expectancy

What is the average Finer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Finer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Finer in 1943 was 32, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Finer

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