Bar Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Ber (see Baer). Variant spelling of German Bahr or Baer. Polish and Czech: from a short form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (Polish Bartlomiej, Czech Bartolomej; see Bartholomew). Hungarian (Bár): from the old secular personal name Bár.

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

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Bar Family Origin

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Bar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Son

    22%
  • Farm Labourer

    11%
  • Farmerson

    11%

In 1881, Farmer, Son and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bar. The most common Bar occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Bar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bar family was Farmerson.

Source: Census data for Bar | Data not to scale

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Bar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Bar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Bar in 1964 was 70, and 89 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bar

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