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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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Where is the Baars family from?

You can see how Baars families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baars family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Baars families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 26 Baars families living in Wisconsin. This was about 31% of all the recorded Baars's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Baars families in 1880.
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What did your Baars ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baars. 34% of Baars men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Factory Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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What is the average Baars lifespan?

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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