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Fairchild Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname from Middle English fair child ‘handsome child’ or ‘handsome youth of noble birth’ (see Child).

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


Similar surnames: Child, Goodchild, Barnhill, Fairall, Marchand, Fairbairn, Fairfield

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Fairchild Family Origin

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Fairchild Family Occupations

What did your Fairchild ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • F

    13%
  • Machine Agent

    13%
  • Agent Ag.Imp

    7%

In 1881, the most common Fairchild occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Fairchild's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fairchild family was Agent Ag.Imp. Farmer, F and Machine Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairchild.

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Fairchild Historical Records

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Fairchild Life Expectancy

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