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Ungar Family History

Ungar Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic); Hungarian (Ungár): 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 they were in many European languages mistakenly named after the Turkic Hun people (English Hungarian German Ungar Italian ungherese etc.). This surname is also found in Slovenia. See also Unger and Magyar .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Ungar family from?

You can see how Ungar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ungar family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ungar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Ungar families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Ungar's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ungar families in 1891.
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What did your Ungar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ungar. 60% of Ungar men worked as a Private Means and 72% of Ungar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ungar were Medical Doctor and Medical Doctor. .

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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 1939

  • Private Means
  • Medical Doctor

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Medical Doctor
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There are 3,000 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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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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