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Zafar Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?zafar ‘victory’. It is sometimes found in compound names such as ?Zafarullah ‘victory of Allah’.

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


Similar surnames: Safar, Zaman, Amar, Nazar, Zaher, Saar, Bahar, Nagar, Lazar, Azar

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Zafar Family Origin

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Zafar Family Occupations

What did your Zafar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Twister were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zafar. 60% of Zafar men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zafar women worked as a Twister. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zafar were Draftsman and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Draftsman
    40%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Twister
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Zafar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111 census records available for the last name Zafar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zafar 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Zafar. 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 26 military records available for the last name Zafar. For the veterans among your Zafar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zafar Life Expectancy

What is the average Zafar lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Zafar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zafar in 1972 was 48, and 56 in 2004.

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