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Farless Family History

Farless Name Meaning

English (formerly common in Kent): unexplained. This name seems to have died out in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Harless, Curless, Farley, Furness, Harkless, Lawless, Fairless

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Where is the Farless family from?

You can see how Farless families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Farless family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Farless families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Farless families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Farless's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Farless families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Farless surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Farless ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Farless. 40% of Farless men worked as a Farmer and 64% of Farless women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farless were Farming and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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What Farless family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Farless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farless census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 78 immigration records available for the last name Farless. 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 Cards

There are 525 military records available for the last name Farless. For the veterans among your Farless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Farless lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Farless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Farless in 1959 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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