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Farias Name Meaning

Portuguese (and Spanish): apparently a plural form of Faria. Southern Italian: topographic name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’.

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

Similar surnames: Faria, Carias, Frias, Farino, Barbas, Maras, Maria, Vargas, Fara

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Where is the Farias family from?

You can see how Farias families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Farias family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Farias families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Farias families living in Lincolnshire. This was about 31% of all the recorded Farias's in the UK. Lincolnshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Farias families in 1891.
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What did your Farias ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Farias. .

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

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Farias. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Farias. For the veterans among your Farias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Farias lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Farias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Farias in 1944 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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