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Fairchild Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname from Middle English fair child ‘handsome child’ or ‘handsome youth of noble birth’ (see Child).

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


Similar surnames: Child, Goodchild, Barnhill, Fairall, Marchand, Fairbairn, Fairfield

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Fairchild Family Origin

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Fairchild Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fairchild family was Annuitant. The most common Fairchild occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 6% of Fairchild's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairchild.

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Fairchild Historical Records

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Fairchild Life Expectancy

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