Farham Family History

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Farham Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Farhat, Barham, Farnham, Parham, Farha, Farnam, Derham, Farman

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Farham Family Origin

Where is the Farham family from?

Farham Family Occupations

What did your Farham ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Ag Labourer and Coalminer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Farham. The most common Farham occupation in the UK was Ag Labourer. 50% of Farham's were Ag Labourers.

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  • Ag Labourer

  • Coalminer


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

Farham Historical Records

What Farham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 873 census records available for the last name Farham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farham 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Farham. 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 78 military records available for the last name Farham. For the veterans among your Farham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farham Life Expectancy

What is the average Farham lifespan?

Average Farham life expectancy in 1959 was 56 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 51.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farham 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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