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Tolar Family History

Tolar Name Meaning

Slovenian (north central Slovenia): variant of Dolar, topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from dol ‘valley’ or variant of the German form Thaler. Compare Dollar.

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


Similar surnames: Dollar, Solar, Bolar, Toll, Dolak, Zalar, Tokar, Toles, Kolar, Stolar

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Where is the Tolar family from?

You can see how Tolar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tolar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tolar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Tolar families living in Georgia. This was about 40% of all the recorded Tolar's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Tolar families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tolar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tolar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tolar. 31% of Tolar men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Tolar women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tolar were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Salesman
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tolar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tolar 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Tolar. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tolar. For the veterans among your Tolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tolar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Tolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Tolar in 1954 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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