Klar Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German and Middle Low German klar ‘pure’, ‘beautiful’, ‘clear’. German: metronymic from the female personal name Klara, equivalent of Clara (see Clair and Sinclair). German: from a short form of the Latin personal name Hilarius (see Hillary). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Klar ‘clear’, ‘beautiful’. This surname is also found in Sweden, probably originally taken there from Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Klahr, Haar, Lau, Klas, Clare, Bar, Kar, Clar, Klee, Flad

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Klar Family Origin

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Klar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klar family was Blacksmith. The most common Klar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Klar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Klar.

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Klar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Klar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Klar in 1956 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klar

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