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Fahrenholz Family History

Fahrenholz Name Meaning
German: habitational and topographic name from any of various places, in particular in Westphalia, named with Middle Low German vor(n) ‘bog’ + holz ‘wood’, ‘forest’, or elsewhere from Middle Low German vär ‘in front of’ or Middle High German varn ‘fern’, vare ‘furrow’, ‘lane’, ‘border’.

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

8,070 Historical Documents with Fahrenholz on Ancestry.com
3,297 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
517 Military Records
504 Immigration Records
1,611 Census and Voter Lists
2,141 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fahrenholz Families

  • Number of Fahrenholz families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fahrenholz Family Origin

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Fahrenholz Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Fahrenholz

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Fahrenholz Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fahrenholz census records

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Military Service by Fahrenholz

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