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Type Surname (from location)

Meaning & History

Faria is a Portuguese surname. A habitational name from either of two places called Faria, in Braga and Aveiro.

It is also a Southern Italian (Sicily) name from Greek pharias, a derivative of pharos '‘beacon'', ‘'lighthouse'’.
Added 4/13/2017 by Sofia