Nagar Family History

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Nagar Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Sanskrit nagara ‘urban’ (from Sanskrit nagara ‘city’). Jewish (Sephardic and Israeli): occupational name from Hebrew nagar ‘carpenter’. As an Israeli name, it sometimes represents a translation into Hebrew of Ashkenazic names with the same meaning, for example Zimmermann and Tesler.

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

Similar surnames: Nager, Magar, Sagar, Najar, Lazar, Haar, Nagi, Zagar, Nagai, Agar

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Nagar Family Origin

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Nagar Family Occupations

What did your Nagar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Nagar. The most common Nagar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Nagar's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Nagar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 434 census records available for the last name Nagar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagar 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Nagar. 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 73 military records available for the last name Nagar. For the veterans among your Nagar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nagar Life Expectancy

What is the average Nagar lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Nagar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nagar in 1967 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nagar 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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