Face Family History

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Face Name Meaning

English: from a short form of the personal name Boniface. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Fese, a variant of Feese.

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

Similar surnames: Facey, Fake, Ace, Race, Pace, Mace, Facer, Nace, Fare, Fane

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Face Family Origin

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Face Family Occupations

What did your Face ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Charwoman and Cloth Dresser (Manuf) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Face. A less common occupation for the Face family was Commercial Traveler & Layman of Wesleyeam Chch. The most common Face occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 9% of Face's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Charwoman

  • Cloth Dresser (Manuf)

  • Commercial Traveler & Layman of Wesleyeam Chch


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

Face Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Face. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Face 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 602 immigration records available for the last name Face. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Face. For the veterans among your Face ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Face Life Expectancy

What is the average Face lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Face life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Face in 1959 was 42, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Face

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Face 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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