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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Physician

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

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Farquhar Historical Records

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Farquhar Life Expectancy

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