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Fairey Name Meaning

nickname from Middle English fair eie ‘fair eye’, Old English fæger eage. habitational name from Fairy Farm in Wethersfield, Essex, or from Fairyhall in Felsted, Essex, both probably so named from Old English fearh ‘pig’, ‘hog’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Fairley, Airey, Bailey, Farren, Fadley, Farney, Hailey, Carey, Faires

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Fairey Family Origin

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Fairey Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    44%
  • Farmer

    37%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%
  • Farmer And Merchant

    4%

In 1880, the most common Fairey occupation in the USA was Farming. 44% of Fairey's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairey. A less common occupation for the Fairey family was Farmer And Merchant.

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Fairey Historical Records

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Fairey Life Expectancy

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