Claar Family History

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Claar Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch or German Klaar. The first, according to Debrabandere, is from the female personal name Clara. The German surname is a topographic name from a minor place near Braunschweig, or a nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German klar, ‘pure’, ‘pretty’, ‘sensible’.

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

Similar surnames: Haar, Clear, Gaar, Clare, Paar, Schaar, Klahr, Laas, Laur, Lazar

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Claar Family Origin

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Claar Family Occupations

What did your Claar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Claar. 23% of Claar men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Claar women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claar were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
  • Housework
  • Clerk

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

Claar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Claar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claar 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 404 immigration records available for the last name Claar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Claar. For the veterans among your Claar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claar Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Claar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Claar in 1957 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

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