Farnworth Family History

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Farnworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, one formerly in Lancashire, now in Greater Manchester; the other in Cheshire, both so named from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Walworth, Burnworth, Ainsworth, Hainsworth, Unsworth, Hayworth

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Farnworth Family Origin

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Farnworth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Paints Dealer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Farnworth family was Paints Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnworth. The most common Farnworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Farnworth's were Farmers.

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Farnworth Historical Records

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Farnworth Life Expectancy

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