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Fairlie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places in Scotland so called (see Fairley). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of South German Fährle, Värli, a metonymic occupational name for a hog farmer, from a diminutive of Middle High German varch ‘pig’, ‘piglet’.

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


Similar surnames: Fairley, Faille, Harle, Faile, Bailie, Maire, Fallin, Haidle, Ainslie

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Fairlie Family Origin

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Fairlie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Civil Engineer

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fairlie family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Annuitant and Civil Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairlie. The most common Fairlie occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Fairlie's were Farmers.

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Fairlie Historical Records

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Fairlie Life Expectancy

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