Saar Family History

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Saar Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places called Saar, in particular one in western Germany on the French border, which takes its name from the river on which it stands. This is found in Latin sources as Saravus, and ultimately goes back to an Indo-European root, ser-, sar- ‘flow’. Dutch: from the Biblical female personal name Sara. Jewish: from Hebrew saar ‘storm’, a translation of German Sturm, perhaps a nickname or ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Haar, Baar, Star, Paar, Sahr, Saad, Gaar, Safar, Saal, Sas

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Saar Family Origin

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Saar Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Saar occupation in the UK was Ivory & Hardwood Turner. 100% of Saar's were Ivory & Hardwood Turners.

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  • Ivory & Hardwood Turner


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Saar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Saar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saar 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Saar. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Saar. For the veterans among your Saar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Saar Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Saar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Saar in 1944 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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