Figaro Name Meaning & Origin
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Invented by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. In France, the name has come to mean "barber," since that's the original character's profession.
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The central character in The Barber of Seville as well as The Marraige of Figaro by Beaumarchais. The former was adapted into operas by Paisiello and Rossini, the latter into an opera by Mozart.
Figaro is the name of the kitten in Disney's Pinocchio.