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Zohar Surname Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian (Žohar): unflattering nickname from dialect žohar ‘blackbeetle (Blatta orientalis)’. This surname is rare in Croatia. Jewish (from Morocco): from the female personal name Zohar a regional phonetic form of Johar from Arabic jawhar ‘gem pearl’.

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


Similar surnames: Mohar, Zhao, Omar, Mohan, Nohr, Kosar, Solar, Kozar, Gohr, Bonar

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Where is the Zohar family from?

You can see how Zohar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zohar family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Zohar family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Zohar's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Zohar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zohar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zohar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Waiter was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Zohar. 100% of Zohar women worked as a Waiter. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Waiter
    100%
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Census Records

There are 174 census records available for the last name Zohar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zohar 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Zohar. 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 13 military records available for the last name Zohar. For the veterans among your Zohar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zohar lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Zohar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zohar in 1974 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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