Parra Family History

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Parra Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician: from parra ‘vine bower’, ‘trellis’, a topographic name or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Barra, Parras, Parga, Palma, Parr, Marra, Carra, Perra, Para, Palla

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Parra Family Origin

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Parra Family Occupations

What did your Parra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parra. 35% of Parra men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Parra women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parra were Truck Driver and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Labor
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    16%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Laundress
    7%

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

Parra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Parra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parra 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Parra. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Parra. For the veterans among your Parra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parra Life Expectancy

What is the average Parra lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Parra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Parra in 1943 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parra 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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