Azar Family History

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Azar Name Meaning

Iranian: from a personal name based on Persian azer ‘fire’, also denoting the ninth month of Persian solar year. Ethnic name for an Azeri. The Azeri people (so named from Persian azer ‘fire’, because they were originally fire worshipers) are Shiite Muslims who mostly live in Azerbaijan, on the Caspian Sea to the north of Iran.

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

Similar surnames: Azer, Azad, Amar, Nazar, Lazar, Paar, Baar, Mar, Agar, Tatar

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Azar Family Origin

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Azar Family Occupations

What did your Azar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Azar. 10% of Azar men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Azar women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Azar were Operator and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Manager
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Saleslady

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

Azar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Azar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Azar 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Azar. 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 918 military records available for the last name Azar. For the veterans among your Azar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Azar Life Expectancy

What is the average Azar lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Azar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Azar in 1951 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

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