Fahrney Family History

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Fahrney Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Fahrni.

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


Similar surnames: Fahrner, Arney, Farney, Forney, Yaney, Fahner, Fahrni, Farner

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Fahrney Family Origin

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Fahrney Family Occupations

What did your Fahrney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Miller and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahrney. The most common Fahrney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Fahrney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fahrney family was Carriage Builder.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Miller

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Carriage Builder

    5%

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Fahrney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fahrney Life Expectancy

What is the average Fahrney lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fahrney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fahrney in 1942 was 35, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fahrney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fahrney 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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