Lara Family History

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Lara Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place named Lara de los Infantes in Burgos province.

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

Similar surnames: Lora, Para, Lama, Jara, Lare, Laura, Lata, Lira, Hara, Zara

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Lara Family Origin

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Lara Family Occupations

What did your Lara ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artist tandssadi Train Own Accoun and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lara. 5% of Lara men worked as an Artist tandssadi Train Own Accoun and 62% of Lara women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lara were Chef Clerk Building Servant and Green Grocer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artist tandssadi Train Own Accoun
  • Banker Clerical Clerk
  • Carman ( Heavy Worker )
  • Chef Clerk Building Servant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • D B Trict Nurse
  • Domestic Work
  • Green Grocer

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

Lara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Lara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lara 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 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Lara. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Lara. For the veterans among your Lara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lara Life Expectancy

What is the average Lara lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lara in 1943 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lara 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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