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Farina Name Meaning

Italian: from farina ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina), a metonymic occupational name for a miller or flour merchant. In some cases it may also have been a nickname for someone with a pale complexion. Galician and Asturian-Leonese (Fariña): from Galician and Asturian-Leonese fariña ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina; compare 1). possibly also Catalan: from farina ‘flour’ (from Latin farina; compare 1).

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


Similar surnames: Farinas, Faria, Marino, Sardina, Farinha, Barna, Marina, Farino

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Farina Family Origin

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Farina Family Occupations

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  • Consulting Engineer & Surveyor

    33%
  • Sailor

    33%
  • Tea Merchant

    33%

In 1881, Consulting Engineer & Surveyor and Sailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Farina. The most common Farina occupation in the UK was Consulting Engineer & Surveyor. 33% of Farina's were Consulting Engineer & Surveyors. A less common occupation for the Farina family was Tea Merchant.

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