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

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Claar Family Origin

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Claar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Retired Farmer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Claar family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claar. The most common Claar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Claar's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Claar | Data not to scale

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Claar Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claar

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