Ungar Family History

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Ungar Name Meaning

German, Hungarian (Ungár), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary. Paradoxically, as a Hungarian name it is of foreign (probably German) origin. Despite the Finno-Ugric origin of the Magyars in most European languages they were mistakenly named after the Turkic Hun people (English Hungarian, German Ungarisch, Italian Ungerese, Russian Vengerskij etc.). The Hungarian ethnic name for a Hungarian is Magyar.

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


Similar surnames: Unger, Ungaro, Hunger, Junger, Anger, Sugar, Nagar, Bogar, Enger

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Ungar Family Origin

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Ungar Family Occupations

What did your Ungar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Maschinist, Carpenter and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ungar. The most common Ungar occupation in the USA was Maschinist. 20% of Ungar's were Maschinists. A less common occupation for the Ungar family was Drives Team.

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  • Maschinist

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Drives Team

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ungar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ungar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ungar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ungar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Ungar Life Expectancy

What is the average Ungar lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ungar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ungar in 1944 was 20, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ungar ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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