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Farewell Name Meaning

variant of Farwell. according to Reaney the name ‘appears frequently in Suffolk from 1275 to 1417, always without a preposition, and is, no doubt, a phrase name, Fare well!’.

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


Similar surnames: Wardwell, Farwell, Bakewell, Markwell, Bardwell, Madewell, Fretwell

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Farewell Family Origin

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Farewell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Retired Farmer

    14%
  • C. Travaler

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

In 1881, farmer, Retired Farmer and C. Travaler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farewell. The most common Farewell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Farewell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farewell family was Clerk.

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Farewell Historical Records

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Farewell Life Expectancy

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