Assaf Family History

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Assaf Name Meaning

Muslim and Christian Arabic: from an Arabic personal name asaf, of unknown etymology. This was the name of Suleiman’s grand wazir, whence it came to be used proverbially as a name for any wise counselor. Jewish (Sephardic): either an adoption of the Arabic name or from the Biblical name Asaph, name of a counselor of King David and King Solomon, to whom authorship of twelve of the Psalms is attributed (1 Chronicles 16:4–5; Psalms 50, 73–83).

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

Similar surnames: Assad, Issa, Kassab, Hassan, Asmar, Issac, Aslam, Asa, Nassar, Ashraf

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Assaf Family Origin

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Assaf Family Occupations

What did your Assaf ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Tobacco Grocery confectionary D were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Assaf. 50% of Assaf women worked as a Tobacco Grocery confectionary D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Tobacco Grocery confectionary D
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Assaf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Assaf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Assaf 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Assaf. 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 142 military records available for the last name Assaf. For the veterans among your Assaf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Assaf Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Assaf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Assaf in 1965 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

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