Fairey Family History

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Fairey Name Meaning

nickname from Middle English fair eie ‘fair eye’, Old English fæger eage. habitational name from Fairy Farm in Wethersfield, Essex, or from Fairyhall in Felsted, Essex, both probably so named from Old English fearh ‘pig’, ‘hog’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Fairley, Airey, Bailey, Farren, Fadley, Farney, Hailey, Carey, Faires

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Fairey Family Origin

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Fairey Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%
  • Ag Labr

    2%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairey. A less common occupation for the Fairey family was Boiler Maker. The most common Fairey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Fairey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Fairey Historical Records

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Fairey Life Expectancy

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