Favre Name Meaning

Southern French and Swiss French: occupational name for a smith or ironworker, Occitan fevre (Latin faber ‘craftsman’). Compare Faber.

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

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Favre Family Origin

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Favre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Cotton Mills

    3%

In 1880, the most common Favre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Favre's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Favre. A less common occupation for the Favre family was Cotton Mills.

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Favre Historical Records

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Favre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Favre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Favre in 1960 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Favre

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