Farah Family History

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Farah Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic fara?h ‘joy’, ‘happiness’, ‘delight’.

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


Similar surnames: Faraj, Sarah, Fawaz, Faris, Fara, Farrah, Farnan, Farag, Kara, Sara

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Farah Family Origin

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Farah Family Occupations

What did your Farah ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farah. A less common occupation for the Farah family was Farming. The most common Farah occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Farah's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

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

Farah Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Farah Life Expectancy

What is the average Farah lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Farah life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Farah in 1953 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farah

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farah 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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