Fara Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a short form of a female personal name formed with a Germanic element, fara, as in (for example) Burgundofara. Czech (also Fára) and Slovak: from the personal name Farnacius; or alternatively a topographic name from fara ‘priest’s house’.

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


Similar surnames: Bara, Zara, Kara, Mara, Fata, Fake, Faria, Flora, Bar, Faro

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Fara Family Origin

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Fara Family Occupations

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  • Egg Packer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Night Watchman

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Fara occupation in the USA was Egg Packer. 25% of Fara's were Egg Packers. Egg Packer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fara. A less common occupation for the Fara family was Night Watchman.

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Fara Historical Records

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Fara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Fara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fara in 1963 was 71, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fara

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