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Azzara Family History

Azzara Name Meaning

Italian (southern):: from a personal name based on Arabic az-zahrah ‘the flower’. (Azzarà): occupational name derived from medieval Greek opsaras ‘fisherman’.

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


Similar surnames: Lazzara, Azzaro, Mazzara, Gazzara, Nazzaro, Zara, Azar, Kara, Azzam

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Where is the Azzara family from?

You can see how Azzara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Azzara family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 30 Azzara families living in New York. This was about 64% of all the recorded Azzara's in USA. New York had the highest population of Azzara families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Azzara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Azzara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Azzara. 19% of Azzara men worked as a Barber and 67% of Azzara women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Azzara were Machinist and Secretary. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Barber
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Shoemaker
    17%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    67%
  • Packer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Azzara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Azzara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 622 immigration records available for the last name Azzara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 548 military records available for the last name Azzara. For the veterans among your Azzara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Azzara lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Azzara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Azzara in 1946 was 71, and 66 in 2004.

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