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Fanara Family History

Fanara Name Meaning
Southern Italian (Sicily): occupational name from medieval Greek phanaras ‘lamp maker’ or ‘beacon keeper’, from phanos ‘torch’, ‘beacon’, ‘lamp’.

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

8,742 Historical Documents with Fanara on Ancestry.com
5,237 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
294 Military Records
731 Immigration Records
1,465 Census and Voter Lists
1,015 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fanara Families

  • Number of Fanara families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fanara families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fanara last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fanara census records

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Fanara Family Origin

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Fanara Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Fanara

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Fanara Family Occupations

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Fanara Civil War Service Records

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