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

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Faro Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmers Son

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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

Source: Census data for Faro | Data not to scale

Faro Historical Records

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Faro Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faro

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