Amari Family History

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Amari Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): see Amaro. Arabic: variant of Amar. Japanese: ‘surplus’, usually written with characters used phonetically. It appears to be a shortening of amaribe ‘surplus doors’, a reference to the practice among census takers from ancient times up to the era of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603–1867) of listing households in groups of fifty; any households exceeding this number or a multiple of it were referred to as ‘surplus’. The surname is found chiefly in northeastern Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Amaro, Amar, Arai, Amara, Hari, Maki, Imai, Omori, Mari, Kamara

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Amari Family Origin

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Amari Family Occupations

What did your Amari ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amari. 20% of Amari men worked as a Clerk and 40% of Amari women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amari were Salesman and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Barber
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Finisher
  • Clerk
  • Dressmaker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Amari Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 799 census records available for the last name Amari. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amari 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 791 immigration records available for the last name Amari. 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 501 military records available for the last name Amari. For the veterans among your Amari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amari Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Amari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Amari in 1962 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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