Safar Family History

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Safar Name Meaning

Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from Arabic ?saffar ‘worker in copper or brass’. Muslim: from Arabic ?Safar, name of the second month of the Islamic calendar. This is sometimes chosen as a personal name for children born in this month. Czech (Šafár); Slovak (Šafár), Croatian, and Slovenian (Šafar); and Hungarian (Sáfár): status name from Czech šafár, Hungarian sáfár ‘steward’, ‘bailiff’. Compare German Schaffer.

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

Similar surnames: Saar, Zafar, Lazar, Safir, Sarah, Tatar, Sabat, Sitar, Sklar, Haar

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Safar Family Origin

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Safar Family Occupations

What did your Safar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Safar occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Safar's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Safar.

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  • Teacher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Safar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Safar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Safar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 839 immigration records available for the last name Safar. 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 285 military records available for the last name Safar. For the veterans among your Safar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Safar Life Expectancy

What is the average Safar lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Safar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Safar in 1965 was 71, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Safar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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