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Kedar Family History

Kedar Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kadar, Kear, Kezar, Cedar, Sedar, Bear, Kader, Dear, Reder, Pear

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Where is the Kedar family from?

You can see how Kedar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kedar family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1901. The most Kedar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Kedar family living in Stirlingshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Kedar's in Scotland. Stirlingshire had the highest population of Kedar families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kedar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kedar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kedar. 60% of Kedar men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Farmer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 158 census records available for the last name Kedar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kedar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 62 immigration records available for the last name Kedar. 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 Cards

There are 139 military records available for the last name Kedar. For the veterans among your Kedar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kedar lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2004, in the United States, Kedar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kedar in 1971 was 76, and 24 in 2004.

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