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Farias Name Meaning

Portuguese (and Spanish): apparently a plural form of Faria. Southern Italian: 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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Farias Family Origin

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Farias Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cattle Dealer

    11%
  • Sheepraiser

    11%

In 1880, the most common Farias occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Farias's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Farias family was Sheepraiser. Laborer, Farmer and Cattle Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farias.

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Farias Life Expectancy

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