Fadness Family History

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Fadness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named in Hordaland county; the first element is probably a river name derived from ferja ‘to ferry’; the second element is nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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

Similar surnames: Fodness, Farnes, Sandness, Furness, Garness, Axness, Likness, Lanese

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Fadness Family Origin

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Fadness Family Occupations

What did your Fadness ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fadness occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Fadness's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fadness family was Works On Farm. Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fadness.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Works On Farm


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

Fadness Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fadness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fadness 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Fadness. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 268 military records available for the last name Fadness. For the veterans among your Fadness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fadness Life Expectancy

What is the average Fadness lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fadness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Fadness in 1957 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fadness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fadness 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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