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 1881, a less common occupation for the Fairless family was Grocer. The most common Fairless occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Fairless's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Lead Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairless.

View Census data for Fairless | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Lead Miner

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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

Fairless Historical Records

What Fairless family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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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