Farm Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Farm Name Meaning

Scottish and English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a tax farmer, from Middle English ferme ‘fixed yearly amount payable as tax, rent, or the like’ (see Farmer). The English word farm did not come to mean ‘farmhouse’ or ‘cultivated land’ until the 16th century. Compare Farmer.

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

Similar surnames: Farr, Fare, Faro, Harm, Farb, Ramm, Baum, Warm, Saum, Ward

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Farm Family Origin

Where is the Farm family from?

Farm Family Occupations

What did your Farm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuintant, Box Iron Finisher and Cabman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farm. A less common occupation for the Farm family was Coal Miner. The most common Farm occupation in the UK was Annuintant. 8% of Farm's were Annuintants.

View Census data for Farm | Data not to scale

  • Annuintant

  • Box Iron Finisher

  • Cabman

  • Coal Miner


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

Farm Historical Records

What Farm family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Farm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farm census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Farm

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Farm. 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.

View all Farm immigration records

Draft Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Farm. For the veterans among your Farm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Farm military records

You've only scratched the surface of Farm family history.

Farm Life Expectancy

What is the average Farm lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Farm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Farm in 1957 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farm 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.

Famous Farm Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name