Zalar Family History

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Zalar Name Meaning

(mainly eastern Slovenia; Žalar) status name from the dialect word žalar ‘cottager’, ‘tenant’, from the Austrian German word Söller (compare Sellner). This denoted a day laborer who lived in a small house with no agricultural land. habitational name for a person from the village of Zala.

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


Similar surnames: Gaar, Tolar, Tatar, Paar, Kalmar, Haar, Lazar, Kalar, Baar, Alam

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Zalar Family Origin

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Zalar Family Occupations

What did your Zalar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zalar. 67% of Zalar men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Zalar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zalar were Repairman and Bos Folder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Miner
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Repairman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • Bos Folder
    23%

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

Zalar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 900 census records available for the last name Zalar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zalar 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Zalar. 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 224 military records available for the last name Zalar. For the veterans among your Zalar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zalar Life Expectancy

What is the average Zalar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zalar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Zalar in 1963 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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