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Farewell Name Meaning

variant of Farwell. according to Reaney the name ‘appears frequently in Suffolk from 1275 to 1417, always without a preposition, and is, no doubt, a phrase name, Fare well!’.

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

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Farewell Family Origin

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Farewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Clothing Dealer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Clothing Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farewell. A less common occupation for the Farewell family was Keeping House. The most common Farewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Farewell's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Farewell | Data not to scale

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Farewell Life Expectancy

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