Dar Name Meaning

Muslim: from Arabic dar ‘house (of)’, ‘family (of)’, commonly used as a prefix in forming Arabic surnames. Indian (Kashmir): Muslim name, probably from the Persian suffix dar ‘holder’, ‘possessor’, ‘master’. Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Hebrew dar ‘mother-of-pearl’.

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


Similar surnames: Kar, Dhar, Dara, Das, Day, Bar, Zar, Dau, Pan, Dart

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Dar Family Origin

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Dar Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Dar occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Dar's were Farmers.

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Dar Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Dar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dar in 1966 was 75, and 58 in 2004.

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