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Farson Name Meaning

Northern English: nickname from Middle English fair ‘fair’ + son ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Parson, Faison, Sarson, Karson, Corson, Searson, Marston, Fason

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Farson Family Origin

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Farson Family Occupations

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  • Lighterman

    29%
  • Coal Meter

    14%
  • Commercial Clerk Tea Trade

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

In 1881, Lighterman, Coal Meter and Commercial Clerk Tea Trade were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farson. The most common Farson occupation in the UK was Lighterman. 29% of Farson's were Lightermans. A less common occupation for the Farson family was Merchant.

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Farson Historical Records

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Farson Life Expectancy

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