Mahar Family History

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Mahar Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Maher.

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


Similar surnames: Mahan, Mohar, Mayher, Matar, Bahar, Maher, Labar, Lahart, Manary

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Mahar Family Origin

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Mahar Family Occupations

What did your Mahar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mahar. 36% of Mahar men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Mahar women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mahar were Merchant and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    36%
  • F Farmer
    19%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Merchant
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    38%
  • Income
    38%
  • Saleslady
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mahar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Mahar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahar census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mahar. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Mahar. For the veterans among your Mahar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahar Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mahar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mahar in 1952 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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