Farr Family History

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Farr Name Meaning

English: from Middle English farre ‘bull’, applied as a nickname for a fierce or lusty man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull. German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Garr, Barr, Furr, Parr, Fair, Pfarr, Farm, Fahr, Narr, Farro

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Farr Family Origin

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Farr Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Farr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Farr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farr family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farr.

Source: Census data for Farr | Data not to scale

Farr Historical Records

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Farr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Farr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1949. The average life expectancy for Farr in 1941 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farr

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