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Fathers Name Meaning

variant of Father with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Flathers, Gathers, Cathers, Feathers, Lathers, Mathers, Feather

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Where is the Fathers family from?

You can see how Fathers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fathers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fathers families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Fathers family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Fathers's in USA. New York had the highest population of Fathers families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fathers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Fathers. 59% of Fathers men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Fathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fathers 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 679 immigration records available for the last name Fathers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fathers. For the veterans among your Fathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fathers lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Fathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Fathers in 1965 was 70, and 70 in 2003.

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