Gara Name Meaning

Hungarian: variant of Garay. This is one of the few Hungarian habitational names without the regular -i suffix. Irish: reduced form of O’Gara. Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Kara, Gera, Dara, Gala, Mara, Gaba, Garay, Bara, Gary, Zara

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Gara Family Origin

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Gara Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Builder & Contractor

    14%
  • Fire Insurance Agt.

    14%
  • General Merchant

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Gara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gara's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder & Contractor and Fire Insurance Agt. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gara. A less common occupation for the Gara family was General Merchant.

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Gara Historical Records

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Gara Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Gara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gara in 1954 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gara

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