Faro Family History

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Faro Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily and Calabria) and Portuguese: topographic name from faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’ (Greek pharos), or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Compare Alfaro and Haro. English: variant of Farrow.

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

Similar surnames: Farro, Fano, Caro, Haro, Fare, Aro, Farm, Fara, Naro, Mars

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Faro Family Origin

Where is the Faro family from?

Faro Family Occupations

What did your Faro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dress Maker, Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faro. The most common Faro occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 25% of Faro's were Dress Makers. A less common occupation for the Faro family was Tailor.

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  • Dress Maker

  • Farmer

  • Farmers Son

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Faro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Faro Historical Records

What Faro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Faro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Faro. 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 Faro. For the veterans among your Faro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faro Life Expectancy

What is the average Faro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Faro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Faro in 1963 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Faro ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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