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Farias Name Meaning

Portuguese (and Spanish): apparently a plural form of Faria. Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Faria, Carias, Frias, Farino, Barbas, Maras, Maria, Vargas, Fara

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Farias Family Origin

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Farias Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Farias occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Farias's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Farias family was Sheepraiser. Laborer, Farmer and Cattle Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farias.

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cattle Dealer

    11%
  • Sheepraiser

    11%

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Farias Historical Records

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Farias Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Farias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Farias in 1944 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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