Fraher Family History

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Fraher Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): shortened Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Fearchair, from fearchar ‘dear man’, ‘beloved’, or ‘loving’. Compare Faragher.

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


Similar surnames: Frasher, Fraser, Trahey, Caraher, Graper, Frakes, Frashier, Brayer

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Fraher Family Origin

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Fraher Family Occupations

What did your Fraher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fraher family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fraher. The most common Fraher occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Fraher's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Farming

    9%

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

Fraher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fraher Life Expectancy

What is the average Fraher lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Fraher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Fraher in 1949 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fraher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fraher 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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