Paras Name Meaning

probably Spanish or Asturian-Leonese, habitational name from a place named with the plural of Para.

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


Similar surnames: Para, Parras, Lara, Arras, Varas, Paris, Patras, Karas, Parham, Mars

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Paras Family Origin

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Paras Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paras. The most common Paras occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Paras's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Paras family was Farmer.

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Paras Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Paras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paras in 1942 was 30, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paras

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