Amara Family History

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Amara Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Amaro. Muslim (mainly Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh): probably a variant of Omar.

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


Similar surnames: Amari, Amaro, Kamara, Amaral, Avara, Maura, Samara, Amar, Amaya

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Amara Family Origin

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Amara Family Occupations

What did your Amara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and H were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Amara. 14% of Amara men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Amara women worked as a H. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amara were Mason and Cashier

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Mason
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • H
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Bloor Girl
    4%
  • Cashier
    4%

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

Amara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Amara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amara 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 866 immigration records available for the last name Amara. 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 674 military records available for the last name Amara. For the veterans among your Amara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amara Life Expectancy

What is the average Amara lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Amara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Amara in 1942 was 41, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amara 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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