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Fare Name Meaning

Italian (Faré): Lombard variant of Ferrari. English: topographic name for a dweller by the roadside, Middle English fare (Old English fær). English: variant spelling of Fair.

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


Similar surnames: Hare, Ware, Care, Faro, Farm, Farr, Fares, Faye, Fake, Mare

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Where is the Fare family from?

You can see how Fare families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fare family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fare families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Fare families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Fare's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fare families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fare surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fare ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fare. 26% of Fare men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Fare women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fare were Salesman and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fare. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fare census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fare. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Fare. For the veterans among your Fare ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fare lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Fare in 1963 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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