Farah Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic fara?h ‘joy’, ‘happiness’, ‘delight’.

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


Similar surnames: Faraj, Sarah, Fawaz, Faris, Fara, Farrah, Farnan, Farag, Kara, Sara

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Farah Family Origin

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Farah Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

In 1880, the most common Farah occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Farah's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farah. A less common occupation for the Farah family was Farming.

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Farah Historical Records

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Farah Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Farah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Farah in 1953 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farah

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