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Smolar Name Meaning

Slovenian: occupational name for someone who gathered natural resins from pines and firs, from smola ‘resin’. Jewish (from Ukraine) and Ukrainian: altered spelling of Ukrainian smolyar, an occupational name for a distiller of pitch.

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


Similar surnames: Smola, Solar, Stolar, Sholar, Smolka, Sklar, Smolik, Smolin, Smoley

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Smolar Family Origin

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Smolar Family Occupations

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Smolar Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Smolar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Smolar. For the veterans among your Smolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smolar Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Smolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Smolar in 1959 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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