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Faragher Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Ó Fearchair ‘descendant of Fearchar’, a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘philanthropist’, ‘man-loving’, or of the personal name itself. Compare Scottish Farquhar.

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


Similar surnames: Farragher, Gallagher, Danaher, Fraher, Naugher, Dalager, Farmer

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Faragher Family Origin

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Faragher Family Occupations

What did your Faragher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faragher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Faragher's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faragher. A less common occupation for the Faragher family was Expressman.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Expressman

    11%

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

Faragher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faragher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faragher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Faragher. 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 Faragher. For the veterans among your Faragher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faragher Life Expectancy

What is the average Faragher lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Faragher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Faragher in 1958 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faragher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faragher 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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