Para Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a vigorous person, from para ‘breath’. Spanish and Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from either of the places called Para, in Asturies and Burgos province.

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


Similar surnames: Pala, Vara, Bara, Lara, Pera, Paras, Jara, Parra, Papa, Parga

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Para Family Origin

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Para Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Cigar Stand

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Para family was Farming. The most common Para occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Para's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Cigar Stand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Para.

Source: Census data for Para | Data not to scale

Para Historical Records

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Para Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Para life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Para in 1948 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Para

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