Farnes Family History

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Farnes Name Meaning

English: variant of Fern 1. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from far ‘road’, ‘track’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Fornes, Farney, Barnes, Fadness, Garness, Varnes, Fares, Garnes

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Farnes Family Origin

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Farnes Family Occupations

What did your Farnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Farnes. 20% of Farnes men worked as a Cowman and 86% of Farnes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farnes were Gardener and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman
    20%
  • Farmworker
    20%
  • General Labourer
    20%
  • Gardener
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    3%

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

Farnes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Farnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farnes 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 826 immigration records available for the last name Farnes. 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 573 military records available for the last name Farnes. For the veterans among your Farnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Farnes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Farnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Farnes in 1960 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

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