Safir Family History

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Safir Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from northeastern Yiddish dialect safir and German Saphir ‘sapphire’. Compare Sapir.

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

Similar surnames: Shafir, Sapir, Safar, Safier, Saft, Safer, Sabir, Amir, Sapiro, Saxer

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Safir Family Origin

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Safir Family Occupations

What did your Safir ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Art Studies Manger and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Safir. 20% of Safir men worked as an Art Studies Manger and 67% of Safir women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Safir were Private Means and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Art Studies Manger
  • Civil Engineer Senior Engineer Reinforced Cement Corts besipmers
  • Jeweller
  • Private Means

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Safir Historical Records

What Safir family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 874 census records available for the last name Safir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safir 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 Safir. 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 163 military records available for the last name Safir. For the veterans among your Safir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Safir Life Expectancy

What is the average Safir lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Safir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Safir in 1958 was 65, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Safir

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Safir 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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