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Early Origins of the Faro family

The surname Faro was first found in Aragon an ancient Kingdom of Spain.

Early History of the Faro family

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Faro Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Fara, Fare, Farra, Faro, Farraa, Far, Farons and many more.

Early Notables of the Faro family (pre 1700)

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United States Faro migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Faro Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • P I Faro, aged 39, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1823 [1]
  • Pedro Faro, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1835 [1]
  • Juan Faro, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1878 [1]

Australia Faro migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Faro Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Faro, British Convict who was convicted in Middlesex, England for 7 years for shop lifting, transported aboard the "Earl Cornwallis" in August 1800, arriving in New South Wales, Australia [2]
  • Mr. Joseph Faro, (b. 1860), aged 18, Cornish farm labourer travelling aboard the ship "Smyrna" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 19th August 1878 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Faro (post 1700) +

  • Isnardo "Junior" Faro (b. 1978), Aruba Olympic weightlifter, Flagbearer for Aruba at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Jônatas Grassia Faro (b. 1987), Brazilian actor and singer

  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 13th August 2021). Retrieved from
  3. Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from on Facebook