Faure Family History

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Faure Name Meaning

Southern French: occupational name for an ironworker or smith, Old French fevre (Latin faber ‘craftsman’). This surname is associated with Huguenot emigration.

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

Similar surnames: Favre, Fabre, Fare, Sauve, Faust, Maura, Mauri, Faivre, Maire, Saur

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Faure Family Origin

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Faure Family Occupations

What did your Faure ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faure occupation in the USA was Waiter. 11% of Faure's were Waiters. Waiter, Bar Keeper and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faure. A less common occupation for the Faure family was Carpenter.

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  • Waiter

  • Bar Keeper

  • Boarding House

  • Carpenter


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

Faure Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Faure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faure 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Faure. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Faure. For the veterans among your Faure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faure Life Expectancy

What is the average Faure lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Faure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Faure in 1952 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faure

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faure 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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