Agar Family History

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Agar Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, either Egar (see Edgar) or Algar (see Alger). Jewish (Sephardic): variant of Hagar.

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

Similar surnames: Ager, Amar, Agard, Sagar, Nagar, Eagar, Mar, Zegar, Bar, Hoar

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Agar Family Origin

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Agar Family Occupations

What did your Agar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Agar. 2% of Agar men worked as a General Labourer and 58% of Agar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Agar were Railway Clerk and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Cowman
  • Motor Driver
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Agar Historical Records

What Agar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Agar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Agar 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Agar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Agar. For the veterans among your Agar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Agar Life Expectancy

What is the average Agar lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Agar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Agar in 1953 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Agar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Agar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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