Favara Family History

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Favara Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily): from Arabic fawwarah ‘fount’, ‘spring’ (whence Sicilian favara), hence a topographic or habitational name from any of numerous places in Sicily named with this word, notably Favara in Agrigento province.

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

Similar surnames: Favata, Fanara, Novara, Malara, Madara, Ficara, Fara, Favale, Fayard

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Favara Family Origin

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Favara Family Occupations

What did your Favara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Favara. 27% of Favara men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Favara women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Favara were Salesman and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Porter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
  • Operator

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

Favara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 759 census records available for the last name Favara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Favara 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 657 immigration records available for the last name Favara. 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 178 military records available for the last name Favara. For the veterans among your Favara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Favara Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Favara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Favara in 1963 was 50, and 84 in 2004.

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