History of your Surname
Get access to Pomar family records.Start a free trial

Pomar Family History

Pomar Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the towns called Pomar in Burgos, Palencia and Uesca provinces. Catalan: topographic name from pomar ‘orchard’, for someone who lived by an orchard or worked as apple grower, or habitational name from any of the many minor places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Omar, Poma, Posa, Hoar, Roma, Pojar, Paar, Oman, Tobar, Palomar

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Pomar family from?

You can see how Pomar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pomar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pomar families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Pomar families living in Florida Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Pomar's in the USA. Florida Territory had the highest population of Pomar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pomar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pomar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pomar. 13% of Pomar men worked as a Clerk.

View Census data for Pomar | Data not to scale

*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

  • Clerk
    13%
  • Chauffeur
    13%
  • Owner Operator
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Pomar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pomar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pomar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Pomar

Passenger Lists

There are 922 immigration records available for the last name Pomar. 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.

View all Pomar immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 214 military records available for the last name Pomar. For the veterans among your Pomar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Pomar military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pomar family history.

Discover More

What is the average Pomar lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Pomar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pomar in 1964 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pomar

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Pomar family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial