Clar Family History

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Clar Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Klar. southern French and Catalan: from Occitan and Catalan Clar, equivalent to French Clair.

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


Similar surnames: Klar, Coar, Char, Claar, Clear, Cler, Cap, Sclar, Clara, Clair

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Clar Family Origin

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Clar Family Occupations

What did your Clar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Disabled Unfit For Work and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Clar. 12% of Clar men worked as a Disabled Unfit For Work and 15% of Clar women worked as an Incapacitated. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clar were General Labourer and Restaurant Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Disabled Unfit For Work
    12%
  • Farm Bailiff hind
    12%
  • Farmer Heavy Worker
    12%
  • General Labourer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    15%
  • Labertors Typist
    15%
  • Laundress
    15%
  • Restaurant Waitress
    15%

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

Clar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Clar. 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 408 military records available for the last name Clar. For the veterans among your Clar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clar Life Expectancy

What is the average Clar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Clar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clar in 1954 was 54, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clar 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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