Farner Family History

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Farner Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Farn near Oberkirch, or Fahrnau in Baden. Compare Fahrner.

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

Similar surnames: Arner, Varner, Garner, Farney, Barner, Ferner, Sarner, Fahrner

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Farner Family Origin

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Farner Family Occupations

What did your Farner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Farner family was Keeping House. The most common Farner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Farner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farner.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Farner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Farner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farner 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 Farner. 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 Farner. For the veterans among your Farner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farner Life Expectancy

What is the average Farner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Farner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Farner in 1945 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farner 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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