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Farino Name Meaning

Italian: probably from a reduced pet form of the personal name Cristofaro, or alternatively a topographic name from a diminutive of faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Forino, Furino, Cerino, Garino, Marino, Babino, Borino, Torino

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Where is the Farino family from?

You can see how Farino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Farino family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Farino families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 35 Farino families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Farino's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Farino families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Farino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Farino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Farino. 31% of Farino men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Farino women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Farino were Truck Driver and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    16%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Machine Operator
    11%
  • Waitress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Farino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 684 immigration records available for the last name Farino. 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 Cards

There are 777 military records available for the last name Farino. For the veterans among your Farino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Farino lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Farino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Farino in 1949 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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