Fahrenholz Family History

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Fahrenholz Name Meaning

German: habitational and topographic name from any of various places, in particular in Westphalia, named with Middle Low German vor(n) ‘bog’ + holz ‘wood’, ‘forest’, or elsewhere from Middle Low German vär ‘in front of’ or Middle High German varn ‘fern’, vare ‘furrow’, ‘lane’, ‘border’.

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

Similar surnames: Fahrenkrug, Fahnestock, Kienholz, Rebholz, Birkholz, Farrenkopf

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Fahrenholz Family Origin

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Fahrenholz Family Occupations

What did your Fahrenholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fahrenholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Fahrenholz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahrenholz. A less common occupation for the Fahrenholz family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Cigar Maker


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Fahrenholz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fahrenholz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fahrenholz 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 536 immigration records available for the last name Fahrenholz. 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 557 military records available for the last name Fahrenholz. For the veterans among your Fahrenholz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fahrenholz Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fahrenholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fahrenholz in 1959 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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