Farringer Family History

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Farringer Name Meaning

Americanized form of Fahringer.

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

Similar surnames: Foringer, Carringer, Barringer, Auringer, Carriger, Fringer

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Farringer Family Origin

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Farringer Family Occupations

What did your Farringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farringer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Farringer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farringer. A less common occupation for the Farringer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Banker

  • Carpenter


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

Farringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farringer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Farringer. 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 Farringer. For the veterans among your Farringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Farringer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Farringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Farringer in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farringer 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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