Farnen Family History

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Farnen Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Farnan.

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


Similar surnames: Foren, Ferren, Karnes, Farnan, Farnes, Carlen, Maren, Garnes, Barten

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Farnen Family Origin

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Farnen Family Occupations

What did your Farnen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Farnen family was Brickmason. Keeping House, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnen. The most common Farnen occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 31% of Farnen's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    31%
  • Laborer

    31%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Brickmason

    8%

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

Farnen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farnen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farnen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Farnen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Farnen. 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 Farnen. For the veterans among your Farnen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farnen Life Expectancy

What is the average Farnen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Farnen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Farnen in 1964 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farnen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farnen 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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