Skar Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in every part of Norway called Skar(d), from Old Norse skarð ‘cleft’, ‘mountain pass’.

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


Similar surnames: Skare, Skaar, Skau, Skaer, Saar, Hoar, Baar, Start, Star, Bar

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Skar Family Origin

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Skar Family Occupations

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  • General Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Skar occupation in the UK was General Merchant. 100% of Skar's were General Merchants.

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Skar Historical Records

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Skar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2003, Skar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Skar in 1958 was 39, and 72 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skar

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