Amar Name Meaning

French: Americanized spelling of Hemard. Hindu name found among people from Sind, Pakistan, derived from a personal name based on Sanskrit amar ‘immortal’. Jewish (Sephardic): ornamental name from ’amr, Levantine or Egyptian form of Arabic qamar ‘moon’, or from an Arabic personal name based on ?amr ’long-lived’.

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


Similar surnames: Amir, Omar, Mar, Amaro, Jamar, Aman, Azar, Asmar, Mak, Ammar

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Amar Family Origin

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Amar Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Engineer Locomotion

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Engineer Locomotion were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amar. A less common occupation for the Amar family was Farm Laborer. The most common Amar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Amar's were Laborers.

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Amar Historical Records

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Amar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Amar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Amar in 1955 was 66, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amar

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