Fao 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: Bao, Cao, Mao, Tao, Rao, Yao, Lao, Hao, Gao, Pao

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Fao Family Origin

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Fao Family Occupations

What did your Fao ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fao occupation in the USA was Miner. 100% of Fao's were Miners.

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  • Miner


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

Fao Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 102 census records available for the last name Fao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fao 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 159 immigration records available for the last name Fao. 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 41 military records available for the last name Fao. For the veterans among your Fao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fao Life Expectancy

What is the average Fao lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2003, in the United States, Fao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Fao in 1970 was 76, and 52 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fao

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fao 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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