Faxon Family History

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Faxon Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Maxon, Fason, Axon, Rixon, Fax, Axton, Saxton, Farron, Canon, Bacon

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Faxon Family Origin

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Faxon Family Occupations

What did your Faxon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faxon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Faxon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Faxon family was Clerk In Store. Farmer, Machinist and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faxon.

View Census data for Faxon | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    15%
  • Machinist

    5%
  • Painter

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Faxon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Faxon Life Expectancy

What is the average Faxon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Faxon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Faxon in 1962 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faxon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faxon 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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