Zar Name Meaning

Iranian: unexplained. Possibly from a Persian form of Arabic jar ‘neighbor’. Jewish: unexplained; presumably a shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname.

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


Similar surnames: Dar, Zur, Mar, Bar, Sar, Zay, Azar, Mak, Carn, Garb

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Zar Family Origin

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Zar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works On Railroad

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%

In 1880, the most common Zar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Zar's were Farmers. Farmer, Works On Railroad and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zar. A less common occupation for the Zar family was Fisherman.

Source: Census data for Zar | Data not to scale

Zar Historical Records

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Zar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Zar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Zar in 1959 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zar

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