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Farina Family History

Farina Name Meaning
Italian: from farina ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina), a metonymic occupational name for a miller or flour merchant. In some cases it may also have been a nickname for someone with a pale complexion.Galician and Asturian-Leonese (Fariña): from Galician and Asturian-Leonese fariña ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina; compare 1).possibly also Catalan: from farina ‘flour’ (from Latin farina; compare 1).

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

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Name Distribution of Farina Families

  • Number of Farina families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Farina families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Farina families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Farina Family Origin

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Farina Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Farina

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Farina Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Farina

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