Fleece Family History

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Fleece Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fliess, a topographic name for someone living near flowing water, from Middle High German vliezen ‘to flow’, or of Fleiss, a variant of Fleisch.

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

Similar surnames: Fleege, Flesch, Fleener, Feese, Leese, Flees, Fleck, Fleer, Klee

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Fleece Family Origin

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Fleece Family Occupations

What did your Fleece ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fleece occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Fleece's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fleece family was Physician. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleece.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Physician


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Fleece Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fleece. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleece 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fleece. 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 Fleece. For the veterans among your Fleece ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fleece Life Expectancy

What is the average Fleece lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fleece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Fleece in 1963 was 80, and 61 in 2004.

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