Dara Name Meaning

Indian (Gujarat and Bombay): Parsi name based on the Old Persian royal name Darayavahush ‘possessor’ (see Darius). Indian (Panjab): Sikh name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Kara, Gara, Dada, Tara, Dora, Dar, Bara, Dura, Dana, Dart

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Dara Family Origin

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Dara Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Dara occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 100% of Dara's were Dressmakers.

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Dara Historical Records

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Dara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Dara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dara in 1962 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dara

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