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Faylor Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Fehler or Feiler or Failer a variant of the latter. Compare Failor and Falor .

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


Similar surnames: Baylor, Falor, Kaylor, Caylor, Naylor, Failor, Flor, Aylor, Gayler

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Where is the Faylor family from?

You can see how Faylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Faylor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Faylor families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 68 Faylor families living in Ontario. This was about 41% of all the recorded Faylor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Faylor families in 1911.
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What did your Faylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Faylor. 75% of Faylor men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    75%
  • Labourer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Faylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faylor 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Faylor. 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 780 military records available for the last name Faylor. For the veterans among your Faylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Faylor lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Faylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Faylor in 1958 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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