Faunce Family History

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Faunce Name Meaning

English: nickname for a lively person, from Middle English faun, foun ‘fawn’ ‘cub’, Old French faon, or from the same word used as a personal name. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Fonce, a topographic name for someone living in a hollow.

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


Similar surnames: Fayne, Lance, Dance, France, Vance, Hance, Bunce, Face, Gaunce, Bane

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Faunce Family Origin

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Faunce Family Occupations

What did your Faunce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faunce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Faunce's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faunce. A less common occupation for the Faunce family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Fisherman

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Faunce Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Faunce Life Expectancy

What is the average Faunce lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Faunce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Faunce in 1960 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faunce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faunce 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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