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Avara Family History

Avara Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps a variant of English Avery. Italian: feminine form of Avaro.

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


Similar surnames: Avera, Avary, Amara, Vary, Avery, Hara, Agar, Malara, Ayars, Basara

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Where is the Avara family from?

You can see how Avara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Avara family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Avara families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Avara families living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Avara's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Avara families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Avara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Avara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avara. 32% of Avara men worked as a Farmer.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Barber
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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What Avara family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 933 census records available for the last name Avara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 81 immigration records available for the last name Avara. 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 Cards

There are 259 military records available for the last name Avara. For the veterans among your Avara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Avara lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Avara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Avara in 1954 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

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