Alfaras History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Alfaras family
The surname Alfaras was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine, olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Alfaras family
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Alfaras Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Alfaro, Lo Faro, Il Faro, Le Faro and others.
Early Notables of the Alfaras family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alfaras family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Alfaro, who arrived in West Indies in 1513; Juan Alfaro, who came to America in 1516; Marina Alfaro, who came to Dominican Republic in 1564; Maria Blas Alfaro, who arrived in New Granada in 1564.
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