Failor Family History

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Failor Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Failer or Fehler, variants of Feiler.

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


Similar surnames: Falor, Ailor, Faylor, Faler, Filer, Aylor, Caylor, Fail, Sailer

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Failor Family Origin

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Failor Family Occupations

What did your Failor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Failor family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Failor. The most common Failor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Failor's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Failor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Failor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Failor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Failor

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Failor. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Failor. For the veterans among your Failor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Failor Life Expectancy

What is the average Failor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Failor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Failor in 1944 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Failor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Failor 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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