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Farias Family History

Farias Name Meaning
Portuguese (and Spanish): apparently a plural form of Faria.Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’. GC, kh. IGI has plenty of evidence for Portuguese and Spanish, none for Italian.

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

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128,971 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,397 Military Records
5,701 Immigration Records
18,935 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Farias Families

  • Number of Farias families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Farias families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Farias last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Farias Family Origin

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Farias Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Farias

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Farias Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Farias Civil War Service Records

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