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Simar Surname Meaning

French: variant of Simard and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

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

Similar surnames: Siman, Sima, Simak, Simao, Semar, Simard, Sitar, Simas, Segar, Comar

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Where is the Simar family from?

You can see how Simar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Simar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Simar families living in Lancashire. This was about 65% of all the recorded Simar's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Simar families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Simar. 27% of Simar men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Simar women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simar were Truck Driver and None. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • House Wife
  • Housekeeper
  • None
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Simar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simar 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Simar. 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 348 military records available for the last name Simar. For the veterans among your Simar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simar lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Simar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Simar in 1964 was 81, and 73 in 2004.

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