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Schaar Name Meaning

German: from Scarius, from a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with skar- ‘army’, ‘cutting weapon’ as the first element, which in the Middle Ages provided a nickname for someone working on a team due to a feudal obligation and also a metonymic occupational name for someone working with plowshares. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a shearer, knife grinder, or tailor, from schaar, plural scharen ‘shears’. Dutch (Van der Schaar): topographic name from schare, schaar ‘bank’, ‘dike’.

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


Similar surnames: Schaap, Schar, Schaaf, Schaal, Haar, Schaab, Schalk, Schatz, Claar

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Schaar Family Origin

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Schaar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Accordeon Manufacturer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schaar. A less common occupation for the Schaar family was Accordeon Manufacturer. The most common Schaar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Schaar's were Farmers.

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Schaar Historical Records

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Schaar Life Expectancy

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