Fearon Family History

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Fearon Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron, from Old French ferron ‘blacksmith’, Latin ferro, genitive ferronis, a derivative of ferrum ‘iron’. Compare Ferro.

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

Similar surnames: Ferron, Caron, Deacon, Faron, Felton, Heron, Ferro, Maron, Fero

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Fearon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fearon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fearon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Benin/Togo


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Fearon Family Origin

Where is the Fearon family from?

Fearon Family Occupations

What did your Fearon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fearon. A less common occupation for the Fearon family was Cooper. The most common Fearon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Fearon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Cooper


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

Fearon Historical Records

What Fearon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Fearon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fearon 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Fearon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fearon. For the veterans among your Fearon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fearon Life Expectancy

What is the average Fearon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fearon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Fearon in 1957 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fearon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fearon 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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