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Safar Family History

Safar Name Meaning
Arabic and Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from Arabic ?saffar ‘worker in copper or brass’.Muslim: from Arabic ?Safar, name of the second month of the Islamic calendar. This is sometimes chosen as a personal name for children born in this month.Czech (Šafár); Slovak (Šafár), Croatian, and Slovenian (Šafar); and Hungarian (Sáfár): status name from Czech šafár, Hungarian sáfár ‘steward’, ‘bailiff’. Compare German Schaffer.

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

12,513 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Safar on Ancestry.com
9,619 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
245 Military Records
756 Immigration Records
969 Census and Voter Lists
924 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Safar Families

  • Number of Safar families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Safar families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Safar last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Safar Family Origin

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Safar Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Safar

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Safar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Safar

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