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Fairweather Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for a person with a sunny temperament. Compare Merryweather. There is a legend that a Scottish family of Highland origin assumed this name in punning allusion to Job 37:22, ‘Fair weather cometh out of the north’. At the present time the surname is most frequent in East Anglia.

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


Similar surnames: Feather, Starkweather, Merriweather, Fairbrother, Weathers, Faragher

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Fairweather Family Origin

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Fairweather Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Clerk

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fairweather family was Servant. Farmer, Farmer Son and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairweather. The most common Fairweather occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Fairweather's were Farmers.

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