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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fara

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F is for future, always looking ahead.

A is for aspirations, many to be attained

R is for respect, earned through your actions

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Notable Persons Named Fara

Fara Williams is a soccer player for the Arsenal L.F.C., Chelsea L.F.C., Charlton Athletic L.F.C., Everton L.F.C., Liverpool L.F.C., England women's national football team, and Great Britain women's Olympic football team. Fara was born on January 25th, 1984 in London. Fara is also known as Williams and F..

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fara

Eli Fara is a folk music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 80 to present. Eli was born on October 21st, 1967 in Drenovë.

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Libor was born on September 12th, 1925 in Prague. He passed away on March 3rd, 1988.

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Giovanni was born on February 4th, 1543 in Sassari. He passed away in 1591.

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How popular is the baby name Fara in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 5 5 0
1918 7 7 0
1920 7 7 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 6 6 0
1925 6 6 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 6 6 0
1931 6 6 0
1946 5 5 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 31 31 0
1961 29 29 0
1962 19 19 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 13 13 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 17 17 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 15 15 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 27 27 0
1975 32 32 0
1976 55 55 0
1977 59 59 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 8 8 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 27 27 0
1983 12 12 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 13 13 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 7 7 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 6 6 0
1997 7 7 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 11 11 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 6 6 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 8 8 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 13 13 0
2011 19 19 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 16 16 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 8 8 0
2017 13 13 0

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Popularity of Fara as a first name

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Popularity of Fara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fara U.S.
  White 77.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fara

People with the last name Fara are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Fara

  • How Popular is the name Fara? Fara is the 10,321st most popular name of all time. As a last name Fara was the 50,564th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Fara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,037 babies born with the first name Fara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fara to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Fara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fara is Thursday, March 20th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Fara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fara was in 1977 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Fara Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fara is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Fara: Your name in reverse order is Araf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raaf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 413 people with the last name Fara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fara as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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