Fama Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Famà): from Greek phame ‘speech’, hence a nickname for a garrulous person. Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: nickname from fama ‘rumor’ or ‘renown’.

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


Similar surnames: Lama, Rama, Faia, Faga, Fata, Fava, Fara, Sama, Basa, Game

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