Farrer Family History

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Farrer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Farrar. German: variant of Forer or Fahrer.

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


Similar surnames: Farver, Ferrer, Farrey, Farren, Forrer, Farrel, Fare, Ferren, Carver

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Farrer Family Origin

Where is the Farrer family from?

Farrer Family Occupations

What did your Farrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Farrer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrer. The most common Farrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Farrer's were Farmers.

View Census data for Farrer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Farrer Historical Records

What Farrer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrer 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 Farrer

Passenger List

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

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Farrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Farrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Farrer in 1958 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrer 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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