Amar Family History

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Amar Name Meaning

French: Americanized spelling of Hemard. Hindu name found among people from Sind, Pakistan, derived from a personal name based on Sanskrit amar ‘immortal’. Jewish (Sephardic): ornamental name from ’amr, Levantine or Egyptian form of Arabic qamar ‘moon’, or from an Arabic personal name based on ?amr ’long-lived’.

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

Similar surnames: Amir, Omar, Mar, Amaro, Jamar, Aman, Azar, Asmar, Mak, Ammar

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Amar Family Origin

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Amar Family Occupations

What did your Amar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Amar. 60% of Amar men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Machinist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Amar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Amar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Amar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amar. For the veterans among your Amar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amar Life Expectancy

What is the average Amar lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Amar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Amar in 1955 was 66, and 90 in 2004.

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