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Szafran Name Meaning

Polish Rusyn (from Poland) and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish szafran ‘saffron’ a topographic name for someone who lived where the saffron crocus grew a metonymic occupational name for a spicer or possibly a nickname for someone with yellow hair. See also Safran .

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


Similar surnames: Safran, Shafran, Safian, Safranek, Taran, Sablan, Haran, Sarraf

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Where is the Szafran family from?

You can see how Szafran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Szafran family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Szafran families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Szafran's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Szafran families in 1920.
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What did your Szafran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Szafran. 38% of Szafran men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Szafran women worked as a New Worker. .

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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
    38%
  • Machine Operator
    21%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 884 census records available for the last name Szafran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szafran 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Szafran. 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 672 military records available for the last name Szafran. For the veterans among your Szafran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Szafran lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Szafran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Szafran in 1962 was 68, and 85 in 2004.

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