Amara Family History

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Amara Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Amaro. Muslim (mainly Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh): probably a variant of Omar.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Amari, Amaro, Kamara, Amaral, Avara, Maura, Samara, Amar, Amaya

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Amara Family Origin

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Amara Family Occupations

What did your Amara ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Transient Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amara. The most common Amara occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Amara's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    50%
  • Transient Laborer

    50%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amara ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Amara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Amara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amara. For the veterans among your Amara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amara Life Expectancy

What is the average Amara lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Amara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Amara in 1942 was 41, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amara ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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