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Apkarian Surname Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the western Armenian personal name Apkar from Syriac Abgar the name borne by several kings of Osroene a historical kingdom in Upper Mesopotamia. Compare Abgaryan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Zakarian, Azarian, Gasparian, Nazarian, Avakian, Kasparian, Malkasian

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Where is the Apkarian family from?

You can see how Apkarian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Apkarian family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Apkarian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Apkarian families living in California. This was about 18% of all the recorded Apkarian's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Apkarian families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Apkarian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Apkarian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Apkarian. 46% of Apkarian men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Apkarian women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Rancher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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What Apkarian family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 311 census records available for the last name Apkarian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Apkarian 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 231 immigration records available for the last name Apkarian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 114 military records available for the last name Apkarian. For the veterans among your Apkarian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Apkarian lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Apkarian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Apkarian in 1962 was 79, and 73 in 2004.

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