Dar Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic dar ‘house (of)’, ‘family (of)’, commonly used as a prefix in forming Arabic surnames. Indian (Kashmir): Muslim name, probably from the Persian suffix dar ‘holder’, ‘possessor’, ‘master’. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew dar ‘mother-of-pearl’.

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


Similar surnames: Kar, Dhar, Dara, Das, Day, Bar, Zar, Dau, Pan, Dart

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Dar Family Origin

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Dar Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dar family was Laborer. Farmer, Commission and K.House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dar. The most common Dar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Dar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Commission

    13%
  • K.House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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Dar Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dar. 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

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Dar Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dar in 1966 was 75, and 58 in 2004.

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