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Komar Family History

Komar Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, and Slovak (Komár), Slovenian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from komar ‘gnat’, ‘mosquito’, hence a nickname for a small, insignificant, or annoying person.

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

Similar surnames: Komara, Kozar, Komer, Komarek, Kolar, Kober, Kosar, Koman, Kovar

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Where is the Komar family from?

You can see how Komar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Komar family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Komar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Komar families living in Ohio. This was about 53% of all the recorded Komar's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Komar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Komar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Komar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Komar. 30% of Komar men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Komar women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Komar were Salesman and Housemaid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Housemaid
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Komar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Komar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Komar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Komar. For the veterans among your Komar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Komar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Komar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Komar in 1954 was 76, and 76 in 2004.

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