Favia Family History

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Favia Name Meaning

Italian: possibly, as Caracausi proposes, from the personal name Fabia, feminine form of Fabio.

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

Similar surnames: Davia, Gaia, Fata, Via, Fava, Faria, Fara, Favela, Femia, Fabio

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Favia Family Origin

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Favia Family Occupations

What did your Favia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beauty Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Favia. 18% of Favia men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Favia women worked as a Beauty Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Favia were Bricklayer and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Assistant Printer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beauty Operator
  • Braid Attender
  • Credit Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Favia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 760 census records available for the last name Favia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Favia 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Favia. 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 222 military records available for the last name Favia. For the veterans among your Favia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Favia Life Expectancy

What is the average Favia lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Favia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Favia in 1961 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Favia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Favia 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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