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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Farina

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from farina ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina), a metonymic occupational name for a miller or flour merchant. In some cases it may also have been a nickname for someone with a pale complexion.
  • Galician and Asturian-Leonese (Fariña) : from Galician and Asturian-Leonese fariña ‘wheat flour’ (Latin farina; compare 1).
  • Possibly also Catalan : from farina ‘flour’ (from Latin farina; compare 1).

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