Farnworth Family History

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Farnworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, one formerly in Lancashire, now in Greater Manchester; the other in Cheshire, both so named from Old English as fearn ‘fern’ + worð ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Walworth, Burnworth, Ainsworth, Hainsworth, Unsworth, Hayworth

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Farnworth Family Origin

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Farnworth Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    4%
  • Carter

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farnworth family was Carter. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farnworth. The most common Farnworth occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Farnworth's were Coal Miners.

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Farnworth Historical Records

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Farnworth Life Expectancy

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