Ghaffari Family History

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Ghaffari Name Meaning

Muslim: from the Arabic family name Ghaffari, denoting someone descended from an ancestor bearing the name Ghaffar, from Arabic ghaffar ‘merciful’. Al-Ghaffar ‘the Merciful’ is an attribute of Allah.

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


Similar surnames: Zafar, Harari, Jafari, Haar, Haidar, Huotari, Harford, Jaffer

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Ghaffari Family Origin

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Ghaffari Family Occupations

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Ghaffari Historical Records

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ghaffari. For the veterans among your Ghaffari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ghaffari Life Expectancy

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Between 1994 and 2003, in the United States, Ghaffari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ghaffari in 1994 was 73, and 80 in 2003.

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