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Sclar Family History

Sclar Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jewish and Slavic Sklar.

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

Similar surnames: Clar, Salas, Sklar, Smolar, Spar, Schor, Siler, Schar, Schur, Solar

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Where is the Sclar family from?

You can see how Sclar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sclar family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Sclar families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Sclar's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Sclar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sclar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sclar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sclar. 18% of Sclar men worked as a Clerk and 28% of Sclar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sclar were Glazier and Clerk.

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*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
  • Manager
  • Proprietor
  • Glazier

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
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What Sclar family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 731 census records available for the last name Sclar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sclar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 211 immigration records available for the last name Sclar. 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 Cards

There are 114 military records available for the last name Sclar. For the veterans among your Sclar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sclar lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Sclar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Sclar in 1964 was 74, and 56 in 2004.

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