Parra Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, and Galician: from parra ‘vine bower’, ‘trellis’, a topographic name or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.

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

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Parra Family Origin

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Parra Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Parra occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Parra's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parra. A less common occupation for the Parra family was Cigar Manufacturer.

Source: Census data for Parra | Data not to scale

Parra Historical Records

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Parra Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Parra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Parra in 1943 was 23, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parra

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