Faia Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Faia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably from Greek Phagas, a nickname meaning ‘heavy eater’ or ‘glutton’.

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

Similar surnames: Faga, Fata, Fama, Fail, Faria, Fava, Fair, Fara, Saia, Lala

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Faia Family Origin

Where is the Faia family from?

Faia Family Occupations

What did your Faia ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Faia

Faia Historical Records

What Faia family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 515 census records available for the last name Faia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Faia

Passenger List

There are 231 immigration records available for the last name Faia. 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.

View all Faia immigration records

Draft Card

There are 149 military records available for the last name Faia. For the veterans among your Faia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Faia military records

You've only scratched the surface of Faia family history.

Faia Life Expectancy

What is the average Faia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Faia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Faia in 1963 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faia 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.

Famous Faia Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name