Sara Family History

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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

What did your Sara ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Servant (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sara. 3% of Sara men worked as a Civil Servant (retired) and 43% of Sara women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sara were Gardener and Unpaid House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Civil Servant (retired)
    3%
  • Engine Fitter
    3%
  • Farm Labourer
    3%
  • Gardener
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Domestic Unpaid
    3%
  • Unpaid House Duties
    3%

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

Sara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Sara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sara 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Sara. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sara. For the veterans among your Sara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sara Life Expectancy

What is the average Sara lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sara 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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