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Farman Name Meaning

English and French: from an Old Norse personal name, Farmaðr, denoting a seafarer or traveling merchant. English: occupational name for a peddler or itinerant merchant, Middle English far(e)man, from an Old Norse word meaning ‘traveling man’ (see 1). Muslim: from the Arabic personal name based on faraman ‘command’, ‘order’, ‘decree’. It is also found in compound names such as Faraman-ullah ‘order of Allah’.

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


Similar surnames: Warman, Carman, Forman, Harman, Farran, German, Arman, Fairman

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Farman Family Origin

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Farman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Miller

    25%
  • Miller Owner

    25%
  • Sawyer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Farman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Farman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Farman family was Sawyer. Farmer, Miller and Miller Owner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farman.

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Farman Life Expectancy

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