Faga Family History

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Faga Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Fagà): nickname for a big eater, from Greek phagas ‘glutton’. Variant of French Fagaie.

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

Similar surnames: Faia, Fata, Fama, Fava, Fago, Fara, Page, Lala, Basa, Maga

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Faga Family Origin

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Faga Family Occupations

What did your Faga ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Faga occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 17% of Faga's were Dry Goods Merchants. A less common occupation for the Faga family was Grocer. Dry Goods Merchant, Farmer And Stone Mason and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faga.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Farmer And Stone Mason

  • Farming

  • Grocer


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

Faga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Faga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faga 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Faga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 425 military records available for the last name Faga. For the veterans among your Faga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faga Life Expectancy

What is the average Faga lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Faga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Faga in 1957 was 63, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faga 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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