Sara Name Meaning

French, English, Hungarian (Sára), and Jewish: from the female personal name Sara, borne in the Bible by the wife of Abraham, mother of Isaac. Compare Sarah.

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


Similar surnames: Sarah, Sari, Bara, Zara, Saba, Sark, Sera, Sava, Fara, Kara

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Sara Family Origin

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Sara Family Occupations

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  • Iron Founder

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Corn Merchant

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Sara occupation in the UK was Iron Founder. 8% of Sara's were Iron Founders. Iron Founder, Coal Miner and Corn Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sara. A less common occupation for the Sara family was Farm Labourer.

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Sara Historical Records

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Sara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Sara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Sara in 1940 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sara

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