Goar Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Black associates this name with Orkney, citing the example of Andrew Gor, tacksman of Pretty, 1490. The few bearers of this surname found in the U.K. today are found mainly in Scotland.

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


Similar surnames: Loar, Gohr, Hoar, Gour, Boak, Gaar, Gorr, Gran, Morar, Goy

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Goar Family Origin

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Goar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Porter

    17%
  • Ag Lab'S Widow

    8%
  • Compositor

    8%

In 1881, the most common Goar occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Goar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Goar family was Compositor. Farmer, Porter and Ag Lab'S Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goar.

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Goar Historical Records

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Goar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Goar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Goar in 1955 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goar

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