Afzal Family History

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Afzal Name Meaning

Muslim: from Persian afzal (Arabic af?dal), literally ‘better’ or ‘best’, used as an epithet for a learned man.

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


Similar surnames: Azad, Azzam, Zafar, Handal, Aziz, Azar, Azam, Anzai, Vial, Ahsan

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Afzal Family Origin

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Afzal Family Occupations

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Afzal Historical Records

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Afzal. For the veterans among your Afzal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Afzal Life Expectancy

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Between 1976 and 2003, in the United States, Afzal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Afzal in 1976 was 66, and 81 in 2003.

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