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Navar Family History

Navar Name Meaning

Spanish: probably a topographic name from a collective form of nava ‘treeless plateau’ (see Nava ).

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

Similar surnames: Nava, Navas, Haar, Naar, Najar, Abar, Naves, Nakao, Gaar, Nagao

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Where is the Navar family from?

You can see how Navar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Navar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Navar families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Navar families living in Manitoba. This was about 75% of all the recorded Navar's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Navar families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Navar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Navar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Navar. 60% of Navar men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Fruit Picker
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Census Records

There are 884 census records available for the last name Navar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Navar 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 472 immigration records available for the last name Navar. 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 80 military records available for the last name Navar. For the veterans among your Navar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Navar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Navar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Navar in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2004.

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