Jamar Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the French surname Jamard, from the Germanic personal name Gamhard, of which the first element gam- may be a shortened form of gamal ‘old’ or gaman ‘joy’; the second element hard means ‘hardy’, ‘strong’. Northern Slovenian: topographic name for someone who lived in a cave or pit, from an agent derivative of jama ‘pit’, ‘cave’, ‘hole’.

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


Similar surnames: Amar, Lazar, Lamar, Haar, Hamer, Jamal, Lama, Pomar, Amaro, Naman

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Jamar Family Origin

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Jamar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Boarding House

    5%
  • Clerk In R. R.

    5%

In 1880, the most common Jamar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Jamar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jamar family was Clerk In R. R.. Farmer, Laborer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jamar.

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Jamar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Jamar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jamar in 1962 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jamar

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