Kolar Family History

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Kolar Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Kolár; Czech also Kolár); Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian: occupational name from Czech kolár and South Slavic kolar ‘wheelwright’, ‘cartwright’, agent noun from kola ‘cart’.

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

Similar surnames: Kozar, Kosar, Kovar, Kalar, Komar, Kollar, Kotar, Kosa, Kolak, Sklar

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Kolar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kolar name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kolar. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


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Kolar Family Origin

Where is the Kolar family from?

Kolar Family Occupations

What did your Kolar ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Saloon Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kolar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kolar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Kolar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolar. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kolar. For the veterans among your Kolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolar Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolar lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kolar in 1944 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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