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Faison Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of English, Dutch, or French Faisant ‘pheasant’, either a metonymic occupational name for a breeder of pheasants or a nickname for someone who was thought to resemble the bird. Faisant is found as a surname of Old French origin in Middle English, but is not found in present-day Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Raison, Falcon, Maison, Mason, Caison, Farson, Ramson, Hasson, Cason

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Faison Family Origin

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Faison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faison. A less common occupation for the Faison family was Keeping House. The most common Faison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Faison's were Farmers.

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Faison Life Expectancy

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