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Fearnow Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fernau or of Virnau (also Viernow), habitational name from Viernau in Thuringia.

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


Similar surnames: Fernow, Fearing, Tarnow, Arnow, Farlow, Flatow, Parlow, Sarno, Carow

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Fearnow Family Origin

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Fearnow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fearnow family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fearnow. The most common Fearnow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Fearnow's were Farmers.

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Fearnow Historical Records

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Fearnow Life Expectancy

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