Farb Family History

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Farb Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dyer, from German Farbe ‘color’. Compare Farber.

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

Similar surnames: Garb, Farr, Farm, Kalb, Harb, Falb, Faro, Salb, Bar, Gard

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Farb Family Origin

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Farb Family Occupations

What did your Farb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Farb's were Farmers.

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

Farb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Farb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farb 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Farb. 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 399 military records available for the last name Farb. For the veterans among your Farb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farb Life Expectancy

What is the average Farb lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Farb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Farb in 1959 was 50, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farb 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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