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Fairclough Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Fairclough Farm near Clitheroe in Lancashire, named in Middle English as fair clough ‘beautiful ravine’ (see Clough).

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


Similar surnames: Barraclough, Faircloth, Colclough, Clough, Fambrough, Yarbrough

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Fairclough Family Origin

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Fairclough Family Occupations

What did your Fairclough ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fairclough occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 16% of Fairclough's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairclough. A less common occupation for the Fairclough family was Coal Diger.

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  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Coal Diger

    5%

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

Fairclough Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fairclough. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fairclough 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fairclough. 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 Fairclough. For the veterans among your Fairclough ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fairclough Life Expectancy

What is the average Fairclough lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Fairclough life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Fairclough in 1956 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fairclough

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fairclough 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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