Baars Family History

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Baars Name Meaning

Dutch: from baars ‘bass’, ‘perch’, applied as a derogatory nickname or possibly from a house name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a perch. Dutch: variant of the habitational name Beers. German (North Sea area): variant of Barsch.

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

Similar surnames: Baar, Baas, Gaar, Barrs, Haar, Bears, Barre, Bark, Paar, Byars

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Baars Family Origin

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Baars Family Occupations

What did your Baars ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Baars family was Hauling Wood. The most common Baars occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Baars's were Farmers. Farmer, Bank Cashier and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baars.

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  • Farmer

  • Bank Cashier

  • Bank Clerk

  • Hauling Wood


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Baars Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Baars. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baars 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baars. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 843 military records available for the last name Baars. For the veterans among your Baars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baars Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Baars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Baars in 1957 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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