Farrel Family History

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Farrel Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Farrell.

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


Similar surnames: Carrel, Ferrel, Farrey, Farrall, Farrer, Ferren, Harvel, Farrell

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Farrel Family Origin

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Farrel Family Occupations

What did your Farrel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farrel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Farrel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farrel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrel.

View Census data for Farrel | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Farrel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Farrel

Passenger List

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

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Farrel Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Farrel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Farrel in 1944 was 47, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrel 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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