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Asfour Surname Meaning

Arabic (mainly Egypt and the Levant): probably a nickname from the adjective ʿasfūr ‘yellow saffron-colored’ or alternatively from ʿusfūr ‘sparrow small bird’. This surname is found among both Muslims and Christians.

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


Similar surnames: Paseur, Baddour, Srour, Astor, Dufour, Mahfouz, Saur, Asmar, Abboud

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Where is the Asfour family from?

You can see how Asfour families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Asfour family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Asfour families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Asfour families living in Michigan. This was about 17% of all the recorded Asfour's in USA. Michigan and 2 other states had the highest population of Asfour families in 1920.
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What did your Asfour ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cutter was the top reported job for people in the USA named Asfour. 100% of Asfour men worked as a Cutter. .

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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

  • Cutter
    100%
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Census Records

There are 200 census records available for the last name Asfour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Asfour 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Asfour. 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 29 military records available for the last name Asfour. For the veterans among your Asfour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Asfour lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Asfour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Asfour in 1966 was 66, and 94 in 2004.

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