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Vozar Name Meaning

Slovak (Vozár); Serbian: occupational name for a driver (originally of a horse-drawn vehicle) derived from voz ‘cart’. In Serbia (Vojvodina) the name is at least in part of Slovak origin. Croatian (Vožar): occupational name from vožar ‘rope maker’.

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


Similar surnames: Kozar, Kolar, Tozer, Solar, Lazar, Bonar, Tokar, Pojar, Voda, Tolar

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Where is the Vozar family from?

You can see how Vozar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vozar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Vozar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Vozar families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 25% of all the recorded Vozar's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Vozar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vozar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vozar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vozar. 33% of Vozar men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Vozar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vozar were Labor and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    33%
  • New Worker
    22%
  • Miner
    18%
  • Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Maid
    40%
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Census Records

There are 745 census records available for the last name Vozar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vozar 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Vozar. 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 234 military records available for the last name Vozar. For the veterans among your Vozar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vozar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vozar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Vozar in 1963 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

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