Alfare History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Alfare family

The surname Alfare 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 Alfare family

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Alfare Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Alfaro, Lo Faro, Il Faro, Le Faro and others.

Early Notables of the Alfare family (pre 1700)

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United States Alfare migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alfare Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Max Alfare, who settled in Oregon in 1894


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