Farrin Family History

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Farrin Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling Farren.

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

Similar surnames: Farron, Farran, Ferrin, Ferran, Farren, Carron, Farris, Partin

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Farrin Family Origin

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Farrin Family Occupations

What did your Farrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farrin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Farrin's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrin. A less common occupation for the Farrin family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Laborer


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

Farrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Farrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 486 immigration records available for the last name Farrin. 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 695 military records available for the last name Farrin. For the veterans among your Farrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrin lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Farrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Farrin in 1949 was 70, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrin 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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