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Fairbank Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived ‘by the fair bank’ or habitational name from a minor place so named, of which there are examples in Cheshire and Cumbria.

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


Similar surnames: Fairbanks, Fairman, Fairall, Burbank, Fairburn, Frank, Harben

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Fairbank Family Origin

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Fairbank Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    29%
  • Banker

    14%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%

In 1881, the most common Fairbank occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 29% of Fairbank's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker, Banker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairbank. A less common occupation for the Fairbank family was Cabinet Maker.

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Fairbank Historical Records

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Fairbank Life Expectancy

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