Alfaro Family History

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Alfaro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Logroño province named Alfaro, apparently from Arabic al ‘the’ + Old Spanish faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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


Similar surnames: Faro, Alfano, Aliano, Alvaro, Albano, Alamo, Albro, Alford, Lo Faro

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Alfaro Family Origin

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Alfaro Family Occupations

What did your Alfaro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Alfaro occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Alfaro's were Laborers. Laborer, Coms. Merchant and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alfaro. A less common occupation for the Alfaro family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Coms. Merchant

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Alfaro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Alfaro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alfaro 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Alfaro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Alfaro. For the veterans among your Alfaro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Alfaro Life Expectancy

What is the average Alfaro lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Alfaro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Alfaro in 1944 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alfaro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alfaro 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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