Farina Family History
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Farina Name Meaning
Italian: from farina ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina), a metonymic occupational name for a miller or flour merchant. In some cases it may also have been a nickname for someone with a pale complexion. Galician and Asturian-Leonese (Fariña): from Galician and Asturian-Leonese fariña ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina; compare 1). possibly also Catalan: from farina ‘flour’ (from Latin farina; compare 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press