Lara Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place named Lara de los Infantes in Burgos province.

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


Similar surnames: Lora, Para, Lama, Jara, Lare, Laura, Lata, Lira, Hara, Zara

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Lara Family Origin

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Lara Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Lara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Lara's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lara. A less common occupation for the Lara family was Farmer.

Source: Census data for Lara | Data not to scale

Lara Historical Records

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Lara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Lara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lara in 1943 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lara

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