Fahrer Family History

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Fahrer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a ferry or an occupational name for a ferryman, from Middle High German vare ‘ferry’ + the -er suffix of agent nouns.

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

Similar surnames: Fuhrer, Kehrer, Harrer, Karrer, Hahner, Fahr, Farren, Forer, Maurer

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Fahrer Family Origin

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Fahrer Family Occupations

What did your Fahrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Student and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fahrer. The most common Fahrer occupation in Canada was Student. 67% of Fahrer's were Students.

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  • Student

  • Farmer


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

Fahrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fahrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fahrer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fahrer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fahrer. For the veterans among your Fahrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fahrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fahrer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fahrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Fahrer in 1960 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fahrer 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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