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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

What did your Farnworth ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Cotton Weaver

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    4%
  • Carter

    4%

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

Farnworth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Farnworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Farnworth lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Farnworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Farnworth in 1951 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farnworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farnworth 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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