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Faure Name Meaning

French:: (also Fauré): occupational name for a blacksmith or ironworker from a regional form of Old French fevre (see Lefevre ). Compare Ford Fore and Foree . possibly also a habitational name from Le Faure and La Faure the name of several places in the southern part of France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Favre, Fabre, Fare, Sauve, Faust, Maura, Mauri, Faivre, Maire, Saur

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Where is the Faure family from?

You can see how Faure families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faure family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Faure families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Faure families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Faure's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Faure families in 1911.
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What did your Faure ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivator was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Faure. 100% of Faure men worked as a Cultivator. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Faure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faure 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Faure. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Faure. For the veterans among your Faure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faure lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Faure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Faure in 1952 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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