Arafat Family History

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Arafat Name Meaning

Muslim (?Arafat): ornamental religious name adopted with reference to a plain lying twelve miles southwest of Mecca, where pilgrims spend a day praying during the hajj.

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


Similar surnames: Barakat, Granat, Kraut, Zafar, Sabat, Saft, Arakawa, Arana, Kraft

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Arafat Family Origin

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Arafat Family Occupations

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Arafat Historical Records

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Arafat. 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 Arafat. For the veterans among your Arafat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arafat Life Expectancy

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Between 1983 and 2002, in the United States, Arafat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Arafat in 1983 was 76, and 60 in 2002.

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