Faria Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from either of two places called Faria, in Braga and Aveiro. Southern Italian (Sicily): topographic name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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

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Faria Family Origin

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Faria Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Faria. A less common occupation for the Faria family was Laborer. The most common Faria occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Faria's were Farmers.

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Between 1949 and 2004, Faria life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faria in 1949 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faria

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