Skaar Family History

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Skaar Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably on the west coast of Norway, named Skår or Skor, from Old Norse skor ‘ledge’, ‘cleft in a mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Skar, Skaer, Spaar, Saar, Solar, Haar, Saal, Paar, Staal, Kaas

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Skaar Family Origin

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Skaar Family Occupations

What did your Skaar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skaar. 38% of Skaar men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Skaar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skaar were Farm and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Farm
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Housework
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Skaar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Skaar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skaar 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 Skaar. 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 501 military records available for the last name Skaar. For the veterans among your Skaar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skaar Life Expectancy

What is the average Skaar lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Skaar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Skaar in 1948 was 24, and 54 in 2004.

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