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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Popularity of Faw as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faw U.S.
  White 90.24% 64.26%
  African American 3.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faw

People with the last name Faw are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Faw

  • How Popular is the name Faw? As a last name Faw was the 20,792nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Faw first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Faw is Monday, April 23rd, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Faw? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Faw. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Faw: Your name in reverse order is Waf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fwa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faw? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,270 people with the last name Faw.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faw? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Faw as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Faws Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Faw born Aug 13, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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