Bishara Family History

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Bishara Name Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on bishara ‘good news’. Compare Bashir.

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


Similar surnames: Wishart, Basara, Bashara, Beshara, Bahar, Shera, Linhart, Bashore

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Bishara Family Origin

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Bishara Family Occupations

What did your Bishara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Graduate Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bishara. 11% of Bishara men worked as a Proprietor and 15% of Bishara women worked as a Graduate Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bishara were Employer and Sales Woman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Store Owner
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Employer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Graduate Nurse
    15%
  • Mechanic Dpw
    15%
  • Office Clerk
    15%
  • Sales Woman
    15%

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

Bishara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 855 census records available for the last name Bishara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bishara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 461 immigration records available for the last name Bishara. 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 Card

There are 90 military records available for the last name Bishara. For the veterans among your Bishara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bishara Life Expectancy

What is the average Bishara lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Bishara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bishara in 1966 was 74, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bishara

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bishara 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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