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Nagar Family History

Nagar Name Meaning

Indian (northern states): Kayastha name denoting a city dweller from Sanskrit nāgara ‘urban’ (from nagara ‘city’). Jewish (Israeli): occupational name from Hebrew nagar ‘carpenter’. Sometimes it represents a translation into Modern Hebrew of an original Ashkenazic surname with the same meaning for example Zimmermann and Tesler .

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


Similar surnames: Nager, Magar, Sagar, Najar, Lazar, Haar, Nagi, Zagar, Nagai, Agar

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Where is the Nagar family from?

You can see how Nagar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nagar family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nagar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Nagar family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Nagar's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Nagar families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nagar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nagar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Nagar. 100% of Nagar men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 434 census records available for the last name Nagar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagar 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Nagar. 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 73 military records available for the last name Nagar. For the veterans among your Nagar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nagar lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Nagar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Nagar in 1967 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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