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Afghan Family History

Afghan Name Meaning

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

176 Historical Documents with Afghan on Ancestry.com
114 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3 Military Records
42 Immigration Records
8 Census and Voter Lists
9 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Afghan Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Afghan census records

You can use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Afghan surname lived over the years.

While the questions in census records vary from place to place, and year to year, you can generally find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, occupations, etc.

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Afghan Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Afghan lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Average Life Expectancy for Afghan

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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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Afghan Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Afghan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Afghan

Did the Afghans fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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