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Farkas Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the old secular personal name (later also ecclesiastical name) Farkas. Hungarian: nickname from farkas ‘wolf’. Slovenian, Czech, and Slovak (Farkaš): nickname from Old Slavic farkaš ‘wolf’, a word of Hungarian origin. Jewish (from Hungary): translation of the Yiddish personal name Volf meaning ‘wolf’, or else an ornamental adoption of the Hungarian word.

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Fara, Markos, Jarka, Arras, Barkus, Bakas, Taras, Farnan

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Farkas Family Origin

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Farkas Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Farkas occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Farkas's were Merchants.

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Farkas Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Farkas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Farkas in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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