Alfaro Family History

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Alfaro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Logroño province named Alfaro, apparently from Arabic al ‘the’ + Old Spanish faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Faro, Alfano, Aliano, Alvaro, Albano, Alamo, Albro, Alford, Lo Faro

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Alfaro Family Origin

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Alfaro Family Occupations

What did your Alfaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Alfaro. 27% of Alfaro men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Alfaro women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Alfaro were Track Laborer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Picker
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Track Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • New Worker
    5%

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

Alfaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Alfaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alfaro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Alfaro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Alfaro. For the veterans among your Alfaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alfaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Alfaro lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Alfaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Alfaro in 1944 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alfaro

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