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Sarra Family History

Sarra Name Meaning

Italian: from a feminine form of Sarro. Catalan (Sarrà): respelling of Serrà (see Serra 3). English: variant of Sara.

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


Similar surnames: Serra, Sarr, Sarro, Barra, Sara, Farra, Sapia, Darr, Parra, Samra

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Where is the Sarra family from?

You can see how Sarra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarra family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sarra families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Sarra families living in Louisiana. This was about 54% of all the recorded Sarra's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Sarra families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sarra. 35% of Sarra men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Sarra women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sarra were New Worker and Clerk.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Tailor
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
    27%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sarra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarra census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sarra. 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 Cards

There are 357 military records available for the last name Sarra. For the veterans among your Sarra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarra lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Sarra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Sarra in 1964 was 67, and 80 in 2003.

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