Zarra Family History

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Zarra Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from Zarra in Araba province, named from Basque zarra ‘iron slag’.

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

Similar surnames: Zara, Parra, Barra, Arra, Lara, Marra, Barre, Para, Farrar, Zadra

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Zarra Family Origin

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Zarra Family Occupations

What did your Zarra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bunch Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zarra. 43% of Zarra men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Zarra women worked as a Bunch Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zarra were Butcher and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Barber
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bunch Maker
  • Laborer
  • Operator

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

Zarra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 742 census records available for the last name Zarra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zarra 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 440 immigration records available for the last name Zarra. 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 232 military records available for the last name Zarra. For the veterans among your Zarra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zarra Life Expectancy

What is the average Zarra lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Zarra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Zarra in 1958 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zarra 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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