Kar Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu (Kayasth) name, probably from Sanskrit kara ‘doer’, ‘hand’. Jewish: origin uncertain; perhaps a nickname from Hebrew kar ‘cold’.

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


Similar surnames: Kara, Dar, Karp, Kaur, Kai, Klar, Karo, Karm, Car, Kan

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Kar Family Origin

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Kar Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    33%
  • Char Woman

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hack-Man

    17%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kar family was Hack-Man. Labourer, Char Woman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kar. The most common Kar occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Kar's were Labourers.

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Kar Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Kar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kar in 1962 was 58, and 56 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kar

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