Farrar Family History

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Farrar Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow.

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


Similar surnames: Farmer, Arras, Ferraro, Farrow, Farro, Ferrara, Farran, Ferrer

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Farrar Family Origin

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Farrar Family Occupations

What did your Farrar ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Farrar Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Farrar ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Farrar Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrar lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Farrar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Farrar in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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