Afshar Family History

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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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Census Record

There are 7 census records available for the last name Afshar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Afsharcensus 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Afshar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5 military records available for the last name Afshar. For the veterans among your Afshar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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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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