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Dar Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic dar ‘house (of)’, ‘family (of)’, commonly used as a prefix in forming Arabic surnames. Indian (Kashmir): Muslim name, probably from the Persian suffix dar ‘holder’, ‘possessor’, ‘master’. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew dar ‘mother-of-pearl’.

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

Similar surnames: Kar, Dhar, Dara, Das, Day, Bar, Zar, Dau, Pan, Dart

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Where is the Dar family from?

You can see how Dar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Dar families living in Yorkshire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Dar's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Dar families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dar. 67% of Dar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dar 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 897 immigration records available for the last name Dar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Dar. For the veterans among your Dar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dar lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dar in 1966 was 75, and 58 in 2004.

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