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Zagar Family History

Zagar Surname Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian (Žagar): occupational name from Slovenian and dialectal Croatian žagar ‘sawyer’. Compare Sagar Sager Schager and Zager .

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


Similar surnames: Nagar, Safar, Gager, Zanger, Lazar, Haar, Magar, Zager, Zalar, Najar

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Where is the Zagar family from?

You can see how Zagar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zagar family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zagar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Zagar families living in Massachusetts. This was about 41% of all the recorded Zagar's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Zagar families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zagar surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zagar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Zagar. 100% of Zagar 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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zagar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zagar 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zagar. 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 Zagar. For the veterans among your Zagar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zagar lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zagar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zagar in 1950 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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