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Loncar Family History

Loncar Name Meaning

Croatian Serbian and Slovenian (Lončar): occupational name from lončar ‘potter’ a derivative of Croatian and Serbian lonac Slovenian lonec ‘pot’. Compare Lonchar and Potter .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Logar, Mlinar, Lancer, Lona, Loner, Loar, Lonas, Longcor, Conrad

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Where is the Loncar family from?

You can see how Loncar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loncar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Loncar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Loncar families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Loncar's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Loncar families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loncar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loncar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loncar. 27% of Loncar men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Loncar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loncar were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    38%
  • Seamstress
    38%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Loncar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loncar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Loncar. 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 812 military records available for the last name Loncar. For the veterans among your Loncar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loncar lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Loncar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Loncar in 1942 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

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