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Kolar Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Kolár; Czech also Kolár); Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian: occupational name from Czech kolár and South Slavic kolar ‘wheelwright’, ‘cartwright’, agent noun from kola ‘cart’.

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


Similar surnames: Kozar, Kosar, Kovar, Kalar, Komar, Kollar, Kotar, Kosa, Kolak, Sklar

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Where is the Kolar family from?

You can see how Kolar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kolar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 72 Kolar families living in Illinois. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kolar's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kolar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolar. 15% of Kolar men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Kolar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolar were Farming and Housework. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Housework
    6%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolar. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kolar. For the veterans among your Kolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolar lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kolar in 1944 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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