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Afshar Name Meaning

Iranian: ethnic name from the name of a Turkic tribe scattered throughout Iran. Afshar, from Persian feshar, means ‘extraction’.

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


Similar surnames: Asmar, Anwar, Asher, Ahr, Ashman, Safar, Shan, Ascher, Avelar, Isham

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Afshar Family Origin

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Afshar Family Occupations

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Afshar Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Afshar Life Expectancy

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Between 1988 and 2003, in the United States, Afshar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Afshar in 1988 was 48, and 83 in 2003.

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