Sara Family History

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Sara Name Meaning

French, English, Hungarian (Sára), and Jewish: from the female personal name Sara, borne in the Bible by the wife of Abraham, mother of Isaac. Compare Sarah.

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

Similar surnames: Sarah, Sari, Bara, Zara, Saba, Sark, Sera, Sava, Fara, Kara

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Sara Family Origin

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Sara Family Occupations

What did your Sara ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Sara occupation in Canada was Butcher. 33% of Sara's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Sara family was Mill Laborer. Butcher and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sara.

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  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Mill Laborer


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

Sara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sara 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Sara. 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 Sara. For the veterans among your Sara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sara Life Expectancy

What is the average Sara lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sara in 1940 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sara 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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