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Farwick Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Oldenburg province.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harwick, Warwick, Barwick, Herwick, Frick, Fenwick, Garrick, Hardwick

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Where is the Farwick family from?

You can see how Farwick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Farwick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Farwick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Farwick family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Farwick's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Farwick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Farwick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Farwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Farwick. 34% of Farwick men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Farwick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farwick were Salesman and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Helper
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Farwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farwick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 179 immigration records available for the last name Farwick. 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 Cards

There are 439 military records available for the last name Farwick. For the veterans among your Farwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Farwick lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Farwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Farwick in 1960 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

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