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Fairey Family History

Fairey Name Meaning
nickname from Middle English fair eie ‘fair eye’, Old English fæger eage.habitational name from Fairy Farm in Wethersfield, Essex, or from Fairyhall in Felsted, Essex, both probably so named from Old English fearh ‘pig’, ‘hog’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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

45,379 Historical Documents with Fairey on Ancestry.com
13,788 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,147 Military Records
826 Immigration Records
9,917 Census and Voter Lists
19,701 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fairey Families

  • Number of Fairey families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fairey families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fairey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fairey Family Origin

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Fairey Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fairey

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Fairey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fairey census records

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Fairey Civil War Service Records

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