Facer Family History

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Facer Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northamptonshire): probably from the obsolete slang term facer, denoting a braggart or bully. The earliest citation for this term in OED is c. 1515. Americanized spelling of German Feeser.

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

Similar surnames: Racer, Facey, Face, Faler, Bacher, Kacer, Cater, Payer, Raper, Hayer

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Facer Family Origin

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Facer Family Occupations

What did your Facer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Facer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Facer's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Facer family was Grocer. Agricultural Labourer, Sawyer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Facer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Sawyer

  • Blacksmith

  • Grocer


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

Facer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Facer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Facercensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Facer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Facer. For the veterans among your Facer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Facer Life Expectancy

What is the average Facer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Facer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Facer in 1957 was 59, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Facer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Facer 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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