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Farson Name Meaning

Northern English: nickname from Middle English fair ‘fair’ + son ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Parson, Faison, Sarson, Karson, Corson, Searson, Marston, Fason

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Farson Family Origin

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Farson Family Occupations

What did your Farson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Farson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Farson's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and English were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farson. A less common occupation for the Farson family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cultivateur

    14%
  • English

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%

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

Farson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Farson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Farson. For the veterans among your Farson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farson Life Expectancy

What is the average Farson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Farson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Farson in 1944 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farson 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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