Fah Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Wah, Bah, Mah, Han, Yan, May, Pan, Hay, Ham, Pak

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Fah Family Origin

Where is the Fah family from?

Fah Family Occupations

What did your Fah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fah. The most common Fah occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Fah's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fah family was Wks In Brewery.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Wks In Brewery


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fah ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fah Historical Records

What Fah family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fah. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fah 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 Fah. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fah. For the veterans among your Fah ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fah Life Expectancy

What is the average Fah lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fah in 1962 was 80, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fah ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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