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Farm Family History

Farm Name Meaning
Scottish and English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a tax farmer, from Middle English ferme ‘fixed yearly amount payable as tax, rent, or the like’ (see Farmer). The English word farm did not come to mean ‘farmhouse’ or ‘cultivated land’ until the 16th century. Compare Farmer. 1881 British census has 49; UK 7, Scotland 6.

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

50,386 Historical Documents with Farm on Ancestry.com
9,964 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,653 Military Records
1,320 Immigration Records
19,670 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Farm Families

  • Number of Farm families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Farm families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Farm families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Farm census records

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Farm Family Origin

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Farm Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Farm

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Farm Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Farm census records

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Farm Civil War Service Records

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