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Faivre Name Meaning

French (Lorraine, Franche-Comté): variant of Fèvre, an occupational name for a smith (see Lefevre).

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


Similar surnames: Favre, Faure, Fabre, Faille, Maire, Faile, Maitre, Daigre, Caire

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Faivre Family Origin

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Faivre Family Occupations

What did your Faivre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Faivre family was Farming. The most common Faivre occupation in the USA was Tailor. 17% of Faivre's were Tailors. Tailor, Clergyman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faivre.

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  • Tailor

    17%
  • Clergyman

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Faivre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Faivre Life Expectancy

What is the average Faivre lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Faivre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faivre in 1958 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faivre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faivre 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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