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Sarkar Name Meaning

Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi: Hindu name found in several communities, from a title based on Persian sarkar ‘chief’, ‘superintendent’, ‘lord’.

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


Similar surnames: Sarwar, Kakar, Shankar, Sattar, Saran, Sagar, Parmar, Sachar, Sarna

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Where is the Sarkar family from?

You can see how Sarkar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarkar family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Sarkar family living in Arkansas. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sarkar's in the USA. Arkansas and 1 other state had the highest population of Sarkar families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sarkar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sarkar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farm Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Sarkar. .

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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

  • Farm Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 374 census records available for the last name Sarkar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarkar 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 524 immigration records available for the last name Sarkar. 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 69 military records available for the last name Sarkar. For the veterans among your Sarkar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarkar lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Sarkar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Sarkar in 1968 was 84, and 58 in 2004.

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