Safar Name Meaning

Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from Arabic ?saffar ‘worker in copper or brass’. Muslim: from Arabic ?Safar, name of the second month of the Islamic calendar. This is sometimes chosen as a personal name for children born in this month. Czech (Šafár); Slovak (Šafár), Croatian, and Slovenian (Šafar); and Hungarian (Sáfár): status name from Czech šafár, Hungarian sáfár ‘steward’, ‘bailiff’. Compare German Schaffer.

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


Similar surnames: Saar, Zafar, Lazar, Safir, Sarah, Tatar, Sabat, Sitar, Sklar, Haar

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Safar Family Origin

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Safar Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Teacher

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Safar occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Safar's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Safar.

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Safar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Safar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Safar in 1965 was 71, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Safar

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