Kozar Family History
Kozar Name Meaning
Czech (Kozar), Slovak (Koziar), Slovenian, Serbian, and Croatian: from an agent noun from Slavic koza ‘nanny goat’, either an occupational name for a goatherd or a nickname for an impoverished farmer who had only goats, because he could not afford cows. Slovenian and Croatian (Kožar): from kožar, an occupational name for a skinner or a dealer in skins, from koža ‘skin’, ‘hide’ + the agent noun suffix -ar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press