Sklar Family History

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Sklar Name Meaning

Czech (Sklár), Slovak (Sklár), Ukrainian, and Jewish (from Ukraine): occupational name from Czech sklár, Ukrainian sklyar ‘glazier’, from sklo ‘glass’.

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

Similar surnames: Solar, Sklenar, Safar, Smolar, Kolar, Sitar, Skala, Klar, Sugar, Kar

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Sklar Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sklar name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sklar. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Sklar Family Origin

Where is the Sklar family from?

Sklar Family Occupations

What did your Sklar ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sklar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Sklar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sklar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sklar 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sklar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sklar. For the veterans among your Sklar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sklar Life Expectancy

What is the average Sklar lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sklar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Sklar in 1953 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sklar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sklar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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