Clar Family History

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Clar Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Klar. southern French and Catalan: from Occitan and Catalan Clar, equivalent to French Clair.

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


Similar surnames: Klar, Coar, Char, Claar, Clear, Cler, Cap, Sclar, Clara, Clair

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Clar Family Origin

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Clar Family Occupations

What did your Clar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Clar. A less common occupation for the Clar family was Gents Furnishing Goods. The most common Clar occupation in the USA was Barber. 11% of Clar's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gents Furnishing Goods

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Clar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Clar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clar 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Clar. 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 Clar. For the veterans among your Clar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Clar Life Expectancy

What is the average Clar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Clar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Clar in 1954 was 54, and 84 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Clar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Clar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Clar Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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