Farish Family History

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Farish Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Scottish Farrish.

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

Similar surnames: Forish, Fariss, Faris, Farrish, Parish, Farris, Frith, Irish, Faries

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Farish Family Origin

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Farish Family Occupations

What did your Farish ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Farish occupation in Canada was Student. 22% of Farish's were Students. Student, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farish. A less common occupation for the Farish family was Farmer.

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  • Student

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Farmer


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

Farish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Farish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farish 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Farish. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Farish. For the veterans among your Farish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farish Life Expectancy

What is the average Farish lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Farish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Farish in 1954 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farish 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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