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Fairbanks Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Fair Banks in Derbyshire or any of various other minor places so called.

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


Similar surnames: Fairbank, Frank, Fairman, Farnes, Fairall, Fairburn, Firkins

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Fairbanks Family Origin

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Fairbanks Family Occupations

What did your Fairbanks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairbanks. The most common Fairbanks occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Fairbanks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fairbanks family was Brickmaker.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Brickmaker

    4%

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

Fairbanks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fairbanks Life Expectancy

What is the average Fairbanks lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fairbanks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fairbanks in 1944 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fairbanks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fairbanks 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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