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Farron Family History

Farron Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Farren.

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


Similar surnames: Farrin, Farran, Carron, Harron, Farro, Farren, Garrow, Farrey, Barron

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Where is the Farron family from?

You can see how Farron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Farron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Farron families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Farron families living in Ontario. This was about 45% of all the recorded Farron's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Farron families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Farron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Farron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Farron. 23% of Farron men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Farron women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farron were Salesman 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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Attendant
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Farron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farron 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Farron. 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 999 military records available for the last name Farron. For the veterans among your Farron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Farron lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Farron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Farron in 1960 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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