Farver Family History

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Farver Name Meaning

Danish: occupational name for a dyer, from farve ‘color’. Variant of German Farwer, a variant of Farber.

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

Similar surnames: Farber, Carver, Farrer, Garver, Farmer, Harder, Farner, Sarver

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Farver Family Origin

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Farver Family Occupations

What did your Farver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farver. The most common Farver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Farver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farver family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Farver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Farver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farver 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Farver. 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 928 military records available for the last name Farver. For the veterans among your Farver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farver Life Expectancy

What is the average Farver lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Farver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Farver in 1946 was 31, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farver 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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