Gaar Name Meaning

Dutch (van de Gaar): habitational name for someone from De Gader, an area of Hasselt in northeastern Belgium. Dutch: variant of van de Geer, a topographic name for someone living by a piece of land that tapered to a point. German: in Austria a nickname for a person who was ready and willing (to do a task), from Middle High German gar ‘ready’, ‘prepared’.

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

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Gaar Family Origin

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Gaar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Machinist

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaar family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaar. The most common Gaar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Gaar's were Farmers.

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Gaar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Gaar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gaar in 1954 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaar

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