Farnum Family History

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Farnum Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Farnham.

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


Similar surnames: Farnam, Varnum, Harcum, Hannum, Fain, Barnum, Baum, Farnes, Farney

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Farnum Family Origin

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Farnum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Farnum family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnum. The most common Farnum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Farnum's were Farmers.

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Farnum Historical Records

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Farnum Life Expectancy

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