Makar Family History

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Makar Name Meaning

Polish and Ukrainian: from the personal name Makary (Polish), Makar (Ukrainian), vernacular forms of the Greek ecclesiastical name Makarios meaning ‘blessed’.

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

Similar surnames: Makos, Mak, Mazar, Makara, Magar, Kakar, Mlakar, Madar, Tokar, Maka

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Makar Family Origin

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Makar Family Occupations

What did your Makar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Makar occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Makar's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makar. A less common occupation for the Makar family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Works In Cotton Mill


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Makar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Makar Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Makar. 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 Card

There are 846 military records available for the last name Makar. For the veterans among your Makar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makar Life Expectancy

What is the average Makar lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Makar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Makar in 1945 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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