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Fairburn Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Fairburn in North Yorkshire, so named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

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Fairburn Family Origin

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Fairburn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Brick Mason

    5%

In 1880, the most common Fairburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Fairburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairburn. A less common occupation for the Fairburn family was Brick Mason.

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Fairburn Historical Records

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Fairburn Life Expectancy

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