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Fama Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Famà): from Greek phame ‘speech’, hence a nickname for a garrulous person. Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: nickname from fama ‘rumor’ or ‘renown’.

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


Similar surnames: Lama, Rama, Faia, Faga, Fata, Fava, Fara, Sama, Basa, Game

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Fama Family Origin

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Fama Family Occupations

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Fama Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Fama Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fama in 1959 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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