Zaher Family History

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Zaher Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?zahir ‘knowing’ or ‘clear’, ‘evident’.

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


Similar surnames: Daher, Zafar, Zacher, Maher, Taheri, Zahner, Zager, Ahr, Zahler

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Zaher Family Origin

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Zaher Family Occupations

What did your Zaher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zaher. 36% of Zaher men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Zaher women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zaher were Painter and Attendant Fruit Stand

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Painter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    67%
  • Attendant Fruit Stand
    34%

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

Zaher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zaher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 321 immigration records available for the last name Zaher. 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 Card

There are 207 military records available for the last name Zaher. For the veterans among your Zaher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zaher Life Expectancy

What is the average Zaher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zaher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zaher in 1955 was 62, and 47 in 2004.

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