Farnes Family History

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Farnes Name Meaning

English: variant of Fern 1. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from far ‘road’, ‘track’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Fornes, Farney, Barnes, Fadness, Garness, Varnes, Fares, Garnes

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Farnes Family Origin

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Farnes Family Occupations

What did your Farnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Farnes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 29% of Farnes's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Agr Laborer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnes. A less common occupation for the Farnes family was Blacksmith.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    29%
  • Agr Laborer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Farnes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Farnes Life Expectancy

What is the average Farnes lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Farnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Farnes in 1960 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farnes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farnes 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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