Farrar Family History

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Farrar Name Meaning

Northern English: occupational name for a smith or worker in iron, from Middle English and Old French farrour, ferour, from medieval Latin ferrator, an agent derivative of ferrare ‘to shoe horses’, from ferrum ‘iron’, in medieval Latin ‘horseshoe’. Compare Ferrier and Farrow.

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


Similar surnames: Farmer, Arras, Ferraro, Farrow, Farro, Ferrara, Farran, Ferrer

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Farrar Family Origin

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Farrar Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farrar family was Annuitant. Coal Miner, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrar. The most common Farrar occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Farrar's were Coal Miners.

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Farrar Historical Records

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Farrar Life Expectancy

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