Fanara Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Favara, Madara, Zangari, Panaro, Favata, Malara, Ficara, Cantara

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Fanara Family Origin

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Fanara Family Occupations

What did your Fanara ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fanara. The most common Fanara occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Fanara's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Servant


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

Fanara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fanara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fanara 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 770 immigration records available for the last name Fanara. 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 298 military records available for the last name Fanara. For the veterans among your Fanara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fanara Life Expectancy

What is the average Fanara lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fanara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Fanara in 1947 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fanara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fanara 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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