Fearn Family History

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Fearn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Fern 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hearn, Fern, Kearn, Weare, Ferren, Foard, Ferns, Fearing, Fain, Kean

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Fearn Family Origin

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Fearn Family Occupations

What did your Fearn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fearn. A less common occupation for the Fearn family was Pump Maker. The most common Fearn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Fearn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Son

  • Carpenter

  • Pump Maker


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

Fearn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Fearn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fearn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fearn. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Fearn. For the veterans among your Fearn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fearn Life Expectancy

What is the average Fearn lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Fearn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fearn in 1952 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fearn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fearn 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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