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Alfaro Family History

Alfaro Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from a place in Logroño province named Alfaro, apparently from Arabic al ‘the’ + Old Spanish faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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

267,501 Historical Documents with Alfaro on Ancestry.com
232,451 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,264 Military Records
6,903 Immigration Records
14,185 Census and Voter Lists
12,698 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Alfaro Families

  • Number of Alfaro families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Alfaro families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Alfaro last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alfaro Family Origin

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Alfaro Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Alfaro

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Alfaro Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alfaro census records

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Alfaro Civil War Service Records

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