Paras Family History

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Paras Name Meaning

probably Spanish or Asturian-Leonese, habitational name from a place named with the plural of Para.

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

Similar surnames: Para, Parras, Lara, Arras, Varas, Paris, Patras, Karas, Parham, Mars

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Paras Family Origin

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Paras Family Occupations

What did your Paras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paras. 26% of Paras men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Paras women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paras were Proprietor and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Cook
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waitress
  • New Worker
  • Servant

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

Paras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Paras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paras 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 Paras. 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 778 military records available for the last name Paras. For the veterans among your Paras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paras Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Paras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paras in 1942 was 30, and 84 in 2004.

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