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Kuhar Family History

Kuhar Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: occupational name for a cook, from kuhar, an agent derivative of kuhati ‘to cook’.

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


Similar surnames: Kuchar, Kolar, Kozar, Kuhr, Kumar, Kuker, Char, Kovar, Husar, Kuter

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Where is the Kuhar family from?

You can see how Kuhar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuhar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuhar families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Kuhar families living in Mississippi. This was about 80% of all the recorded Kuhar's in the USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Kuhar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuhar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuhar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kuhar. 21% of Kuhar men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Kuhar women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuhar were Farmer and Bookkeeper.

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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
    21%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuhar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuhar. 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 Kuhar. For the veterans among your Kuhar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuhar lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kuhar in 1947 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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