Farrenkopf Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Farrenkopf Name Meaning

German: nickname for a reckless or clumsy man, from Middle High German, Middle Low German var(r)e ‘steer’, ‘bullock’ + kopf ‘head’.

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

Similar surnames: Pagenkopf, Farren, Fahrenholz, Hartkopf, Fahrenkrug, Rehkopf

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Farrenkopf Family Origin

Where is the Farrenkopf family from?

Farrenkopf Family Occupations

What did your Farrenkopf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Farrenkopf occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Farrenkopf's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Farrenkopf family was Keeps House. Baker, Barber and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrenkopf.

View Census data for Farrenkopf | Data not to scale

  • Baker

  • Barber

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeps House


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Farrenkopf Historical Records

What Farrenkopf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Farrenkopf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrenkopf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Farrenkopf

Passenger List

There are 273 immigration records available for the last name Farrenkopf. 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.

View all Farrenkopf immigration records

Draft Card

There are 477 military records available for the last name Farrenkopf. For the veterans among your Farrenkopf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Farrenkopf military records

You've only scratched the surface of Farrenkopf family history.

Farrenkopf Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrenkopf lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Farrenkopf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Farrenkopf in 1957 was 52, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrenkopf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrenkopf 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.

Look up another name