Fam Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ham, Ram, Nam, Kam, Lam, Sam, Cam, Dam, Yam, Pam

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Fam Family Origin

Where is the Fam family from?

Fam Family Occupations

What did your Fam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fam occupation in the USA was Farm Tenant. 25% of Fam's were Farm Tenants. Farm Tenant, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fam. A less common occupation for the Fam family was Laborer.

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  • Farm Tenant

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Fam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fam 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 Fam

Passenger List

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

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Fam Life Expectancy

What is the average Fam lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Fam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Fam in 1971 was 89, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fam 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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