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Kolar Family History

Kolar Name Meaning

Czech (Kolář); Slovak (Kolár); Serbian Croatian and Slovenian; Sorbian (Kołaŕ and Kółaŕ): occupational name from Czech kolář Slovak kolár South Slavic kolar Upper Sorbian kołaŕ Lower Sorbian dialect kółaŕ ‘wheelwright cartwright’. The Sorbian surnames are found mainly in Germanized forms e.g. Kollar and Koller . Compare Colar and Koler .

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

Similar surnames: Kozar, Kosar, Kovar, Kalar, Komar, Kollar, Kotar, Kosa, Kolak, Sklar

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Where is the Kolar family from?

You can see how Kolar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kolar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Kolar families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Kolar's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kolar families in 1911.
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What did your Kolar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolar. 15% of Kolar men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Kolar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolar were Farming and Housework. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Housework
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolar. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Kolar. For the veterans among your Kolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolar lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kolar in 1944 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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