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Famous 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.

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Famous Family Origin

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Famous Family Occupations

What did your Famous ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Boatman

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

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Famous Life Expectancy

What is the average Famous lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Famous 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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