Farrand Family History

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Farrand Name Meaning

nickname for a person with gray hair or for someone who used to dress in gray, from Old French ferrant ‘iron-gray’ (a derivative of fer ‘iron’). from the medieval personal name Fer(r)ant, an Old French form of Ferdinand, which came to be associated with the color.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrand, Ferrando, Harland, Farren, Farrar, Farran, Ferland, Ferran

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Farrand Family Origin

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Farrand Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    29%
  • Cultivateur

    14%
  • Institutrice

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farrand family was Painter. The most common Farrand occupation in Canada was Labourer. 29% of Farrand's were Labourers. Labourer, Cultivateur and Institutrice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrand.

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Farrand Life Expectancy

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