Coar Family History

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Coar Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Carr. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Kohr.

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

Similar surnames: Cogar, Comer, Clar, Doar, Loar, Coor, Coup, Coan, Noah, Cloar

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Coar Family Origin

Where is the Coar family from?

Coar Family Occupations

What did your Coar ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Coar occupation in the UK was Farmer. 32% of Coar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Coar family was Boot & Shoe Dealer. Farmer, Assurance Agent and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coar.

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  • Farmer

  • Assurance Agent

  • Blacksmith

  • Boot & Shoe Dealer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Coar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Coar Historical Records

What Coar family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Coar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coar 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Coar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Coar. For the veterans among your Coar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coar Life Expectancy

What is the average Coar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Coar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Coar in 1962 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coar 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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