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Faith Name Meaning

English (most frequent in northern Ireland): from Middle English fe(i)th ‘belief (especially Christian belief)’, ‘faithfulness’, ‘loyalty’. This may have been a nickname for a trustworthy person, but was more probably bestowed on one who used ‘Faith!’ frequently as a mild oath or exclamation.

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


Similar surnames: Raith, Fitch, Fait, Bath, Gaeth, Garth, Fitz, Fail, Haigh, Fast

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Faith Family Origin

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Faith Family Occupations

What did your Faith ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Faith family was Porter. The most common Faith occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Faith's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faith.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Porter

    4%

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

Faith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Faith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faith 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 Faith. 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 Faith. For the veterans among your Faith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faith Life Expectancy

What is the average Faith lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Faith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Faith in 1949 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faith 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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