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Fairman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant of someone named Fair, or a nickname meaning ‘handsome man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames, notably Feuerman (see Feuer). Probably an Americanized spelling of German Fährmann, a variant of Fehrmann.

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


Similar surnames: Farman, Harman, Aikman, Furman, Karman, Warman, Faiman, Carman

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Fairman Family Origin

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Fairman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fairman family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fairman. The most common Fairman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Fairman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Fairman Historical Records

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Fairman Life Expectancy

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