Farrand Family History

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Farrand Name Meaning

nickname for a person with gray hair or for someone who used to dress in gray, from Old French ferrant ‘iron-gray’ (a derivative of fer ‘iron’). from the medieval personal name Fer(r)ant, an Old French form of Ferdinand, which came to be associated with the color.

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

Similar surnames: Ferrand, Ferrando, Harland, Farren, Farrar, Farran, Ferland, Ferran

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Farrand Family Origin

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Farrand Family Occupations

What did your Farrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Housekeeper (Dom), Woollen Weaver and Frame Work Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrand. The most common Farrand occupation in the UK was Housekeeper (Dom). 3% of Farrand's were Housekeeper (Dom)s. A less common occupation for the Farrand family was Hand Loom Weaver .

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  • Housekeeper (Dom)

  • Woollen Weaver

  • Frame Work Knitter

  • Hand Loom Weaver


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

Farrand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Farrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrand 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 Farrand. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Farrand. For the veterans among your Farrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farrand Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrand lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Farrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Farrand in 1951 was 68, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrand 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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