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Komar Family History

Komar Surname Meaning

Ukrainian Polish Slovenian Croatian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic); Czech and Slovak (Komár): from komar (Czech and Slovak komár) ‘gnat mosquito’ hence a nickname for a small insignificant or annoying person. The same Sorbian surname is found only in Germanized forms (see Kommer and Kummer ). Compare Comar .

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


Similar surnames: Komara, Kozar, Komer, Komarek, Kolar, Kober, Kosar, Koman, Kovar

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Where is the Komar family from?

You can see how Komar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Komar family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Komar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Komar families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Komar's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Komar families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Komar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Komar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Komar. 42% of Komar men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    42%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Loader
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Komar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Komar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Komar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Komar. For the veterans among your Komar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Komar lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Komar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Komar in 1954 was 76, and 76 in 2004.

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