Bar Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber (see Baer). Variant spelling of German Bahr or Baer. Polish and Czech: from a short form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (Polish Bartlomiej, Czech Bartolomej; see Bartholomew). Hungarian (Bár): from the old secular personal name Bár.

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


Similar surnames: Bara, Baer, Bart, Bear, Ban, Baar, Mar, Bard, Bak, Baro

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Bar Family Origin

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Bar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%

In 1880, the most common Bar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Bar's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bar. A less common occupation for the Bar family was Butcher.

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Bar Historical Records

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Bar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Bar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bar in 1964 was 70, and 89 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bar

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