Farran Family History

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Farran Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Ferran. Irish: variant of Farren. English: variant of Farrand. Muslim: variant of Farhan, from a personal name based on Arabic far?han ‘glad’, ‘happy’, an adjectival derivative of fara?h ‘joy’ (see Farah).

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

Similar surnames: Ferran, Farman, Farrah, Farra, Parran, Ferren, Farron, Farnan, Farrin

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Farran Family Origin

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Farran Family Occupations

What did your Farran ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Cotton Spinner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farran. A less common occupation for the Farran family was Bricklayers Lab. The most common Farran occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Farran's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Cotton Spinner

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Bricklayers Lab


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

Farran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Farran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farran 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Farran. 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 Farran. For the veterans among your Farran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farran Life Expectancy

What is the average Farran lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Farran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Farran in 1961 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farran 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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