Car Name Meaning

Croatian, Serbian, and eastern Slovenian: ironic nickname for an autocratic person, from car ‘tsar’. Slovenian (Car): see Char. Perhaps also French: metonymic occupational name for cartwright or carter, from char ‘wagon’, ‘cart’ (Latin carrus).

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


Similar surnames: Char, Cap, Carp, Cart, Caro, Card, Kar, Mar, Cyr, Can

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Car Family Origin

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Car Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Scholar

    13%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • School

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Car family was School. Farmer, Scholar and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Car. The most common Car occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Car's were Farmers.

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Car Historical Records

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Car Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2003, Car life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Car in 1959 was 54, and 67 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Car

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