Farleigh Family History

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Farleigh Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Farleigh, of which there are examples in Hampshire, Kent, Somerset, Surrey, and Wiltshire, from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’. See also Farley, Fairley, Fairlie.

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

Similar surnames: Farley, Raleigh, Leigh, Cobleigh, Fairleigh, Furlong, Sleigh, Farless

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Farleigh Family Origin

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Farleigh Family Occupations

What did your Farleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Farleigh occupation in the UK was Grocer. 10% of Farleigh's were Grocers. Grocer, Ag Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farleigh. A less common occupation for the Farleigh family was Baker & Grocer.

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  • Grocer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker & Grocer


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

Farleigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farleigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farleigh 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Farleigh. 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 438 military records available for the last name Farleigh. For the veterans among your Farleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farleigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Farleigh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Farleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Farleigh in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farleigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farleigh 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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