Jara Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name any of the various places in southern Spain named Jara or La Jara, from jara ‘rockrose’, ‘cistus’.

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


Similar surnames: Vara, Para, Lara, Zara, Barr, Marra, Hara, Cara, Gara, Bara

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Jara Family Origin

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Jara Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Cigar Manufactorer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Huckster

    14%

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In 1880, Cigar Maker, Cigar Manufactorer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jara. The most common Jara occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 14% of Jara's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Jara family was Huckster.

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Jara Historical Records

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Jara Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Jara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Jara in 1958 was 58, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jara

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