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Favor Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Favre.

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


Similar surnames: Favors, Fauver, Favier, Faver, Savoy, Major, Savo, Labor, Haver

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Favor Family Origin

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Favor Family Occupations

What did your Favor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Favor family was Laborer. The most common Favor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Favor's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Favor.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Favor Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Favor Life Expectancy

What is the average Favor lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Favor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Favor in 1950 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Favor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Favor 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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