Farman Family History

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Farman Name Meaning

English and French: from an Old Norse personal name, Farmaðr, denoting a seafarer or traveling merchant. English: occupational name for a peddler or itinerant merchant, Middle English far(e)man, from an Old Norse word meaning ‘traveling man’ (see 1). Muslim: from the Arabic personal name based on faraman ‘command’, ‘order’, ‘decree’. It is also found in compound names such as Faraman-ullah ‘order of Allah’.

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

Similar surnames: Warman, Carman, Forman, Harman, Farran, German, Arman, Fairman

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Farman Family Origin

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Farman Family Occupations

What did your Farman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Farman. 14% of Farman men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Farman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farman were Ships Plater and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter joiner
  • Bricklayer
  • Ships Plater

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Farman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Farman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farman 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Farman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Farman. For the veterans among your Farman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farman Life Expectancy

What is the average Farman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Farman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Farman in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farman 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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