Haar Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with a copious or otherwise noticeable head of hair, from Middle High German har ‘hair’, German Haar ‘hair’. German: metonymic occupational name for someone who worked with raw flax (Middle High German har) in the production of linen. North German and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, from Middle Low German hor, har ‘dirt’, ‘mud’. Probably a shortened form of Dutch van Haar, a habitational name for someone from Ter Haar in Groningen or any of three places named De Haar (in Drente, Overijssel, and Gelderland).

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List of People with Surname Haar

According to our database, there are a total of 805 people with the surname Haar. Among these people surnamed Haar, there are about 245 unique names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. Robert Haar, John Haar and David Haar are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Haar, with 23, 20 and 17 people respectively.

Moreover, we found that California has the largest number of people surnamed Haar, with a total of 82 people, and there are a total of 66 unique names among these people. Ohio is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Haar, with a total of 68 people and an average of 52 unique names.