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Jafari Family History

Jafari Name Meaning
Muslim: surname denoting someone associated with the school of Muslim law founded by Ja?far as-Sadiq (699–765), sixth imam of the Shiite Muslims.

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

1,006 Historical Documents with Jafari on Ancestry
826 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1 Military Records
75 Immigration Records
23 Census and Voter Lists
81 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Jafari Families

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     2 - 2
    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

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Jafari Family Origin

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Jafari Family Occupations

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Military Service by Jafari

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