Faro Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily and Calabria) and Portuguese: topographic name from faro ‘beacon’, ‘lighthouse’ (Greek pharos), or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Compare Alfaro and Haro. English: variant of Farrow.

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


Similar surnames: Farro, Fano, Caro, Haro, Fare, Aro, Farm, Fara, Naro, Mars

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Faro Family Origin

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Faro Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Farm Servant

    20%
  • Lab In Brewery

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Faro occupation in the UK was Baker. 20% of Faro's were Bakers. Baker, Farm Servant and Lab In Brewery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faro. A less common occupation for the Faro family was Labourer.

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Faro Historical Records

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Faro Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Faro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Faro in 1963 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faro

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