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Jaffer Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ja?far ‘spring’, ‘source’, ‘rivulet’. The warrior Ja?far ibn-Abi-?Talib died heroically at the Battle of Mota (629), holding aloft the Muslim banner proclaiming ‘Paradise!’

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


Similar surnames: Haffer, Taffe, Saffer, Huffer, Raffel, Duffer, Maffeo, Jasper, Jarmer

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Jaffer Family Origin

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Jaffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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In 1880, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jaffer. The most common Jaffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jaffer's were Farmers.

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Jaffer Life Expectancy

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