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Zakarian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the personal name Zakar a short form of Zakaria (see Zacharias ). This form of the surname is found mainly in the US. Compare Zakaryan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Zakaria, Apkarian, Kazarian, Nazarian, Azarian, Magarian, Zaharias

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Where is the Zakarian family from?

You can see how Zakarian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zakarian family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Zakarian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Zakarian family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Zakarian's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Zakarian families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zakarian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zakarian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zakarian. 22% of Zakarian men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Zakarian women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zakarian were Clerk and Salesgirl. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Tailor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
  • Office Work
  • Salesgirl
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Census Records

There are 762 census records available for the last name Zakarian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zakarian census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 919 immigration records available for the last name Zakarian. 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 Cards

There are 265 military records available for the last name Zakarian. For the veterans among your Zakarian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zakarian lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Zakarian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Zakarian in 1961 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

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