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Fairlie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places in Scotland so called (see Fairley). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of South German Fährle, Värli, a metonymic occupational name for a hog farmer, from a diminutive of Middle High German varch ‘pig’, ‘piglet’.

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

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Fairlie Family Origin

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Fairlie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk

    20%
  • Druggist

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%

In 1880, the most common Fairlie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Fairlie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fairlie family was Keeping House. Farmer, Clerk and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairlie.

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Fairlie Life Expectancy

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