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Favela Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain origin; possibly from a Visigothic personal name Fafila, or alternatively from a derivative of faba, a regional form of haba ‘broad bean’. Possibly in some instances, it could be based on Portuguese and Galician fabela ‘small plot’. Southern Portuguese (also Brazilian): topographic name from favela ‘slum’.

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


Similar surnames: Vela, Abela, Avila, Davila, Fazel, Canela, Avelar, Tavera, Fabela

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Favela Family Origin

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Favela Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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In 1880, Miner and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Favela. The most common Favela occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of Favela's were Miners.

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Favela Historical Records

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Favela Life Expectancy

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