Farquhar Family History

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Farquhar Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeenshire): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearchair ‘son of Fearchar’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + car ‘loving’, ‘beloved’.

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


Similar surnames: Faragher, Marquis, Dardar, Marusak, Farnan, Fara, Barnhart, Farhat

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Farquhar Family Origin

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Farquhar Family Occupations

What did your Farquhar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farquhar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Farquhar's were Farmers. Farmer, Physician and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farquhar. A less common occupation for the Farquhar family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Physician

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Farquhar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Farquhar Life Expectancy

What is the average Farquhar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Farquhar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Farquhar in 1955 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farquhar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farquhar 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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