Fairless Family History

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Fairless Name Meaning

English (Northumberland): said to be a variant of Scottish Fairlie.

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


Similar surnames: Fairley, Farless, Faires, Harless, Faile, Hailes, Fairleigh, Fares

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Fairless Family Origin

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Fairless Family Occupations

What did your Fairless ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fairless. 2% of Fairless men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 53% of Fairless women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fairless were Coal Trimmer Heavy Worker and Household Duties (unpaid)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    2%
  • Boiler Scaler
    1%
  • Coal Hewer Hy W K
    1%
  • Coal Trimmer Heavy Worker
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Household Duties
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fairless Historical Records

What Fairless family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Fairless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fairless 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 801 immigration records available for the last name Fairless. 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 935 military records available for the last name Fairless. For the veterans among your Fairless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fairless Life Expectancy

What is the average Fairless lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fairless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fairless in 1944 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fairless

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fairless 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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