Safir Family History

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Safir Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from northeastern Yiddish dialect safir and German Saphir ‘sapphire’. Compare Sapir.

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


Similar surnames: Shafir, Sapir, Safar, Safier, Saft, Safer, Sabir, Amir, Sapiro, Saxer

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Safir Family Origin

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Safir Family Occupations

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

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Safir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Safir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safir 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Safir. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Safir. For the veterans among your Safir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Safir Life Expectancy

What is the average Safir lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Safir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Safir in 1958 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Safir 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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