Saar Family History
Saar Name Meaning
German Dutch and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places called Saar in particular one in western Germany on the French border which takes its name from the river on which it stands. This is found in Latin sources as Saravus and ultimately goes back to an Indo-European root ser- sar- ‘flow’. Jewish: from Hebrew saar ‘storm’ a translation of German Sturm either a nickname or an artificial name. Dutch: from the Biblical female personal name Sara . Estonian: arbitrary surname from saar either ‘ash-tree’ or ‘island’. Estonian: from a pet form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022