First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kar mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kar

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Switzerland, the name Kar is of Turkish origin and means "Snow".
Other origins: Indian (Sanskrit)

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International Interest
  1. (marketing) Deliberate misspelling of car.

kar was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Breton, Chuukese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Elfdalian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Kurdish, Latvian, Lojban, Ngarrindjeri, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Romani, Swedish, Tok Pisin, Turkish, and Zazaki

Notable Persons Named Kar

Kar was born on April 3rd, 1983.


Kar was born on August 14th, 1904. Kar is also known as Zetterström and Erik. He breathed his last breath on July 7th, 1997.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kar

Bimal Kar was a novelist. Bimal was born on September 19th, 1921 in Bengal. He passed away on August 26th, 2003.


Ajoy Kar was a film director. He was most prominent from 1949 to 1983. Ajoy was born on March 27th, 1914 in Kolkata. He left this life on January 25th, 1985.


Chintamoni was born on April 19th, 1915. He breathed his last breath on October 3rd, 2005.


Ida was given the name Ida Karamian or Karamanian on April 8th, 1908 in Tambov, Russia. Ida is also known as Ida Karamian; Ida Caramjan. She died on December 24th, 1974.



Chandan Kar is a film actorsoftware engineer, software engineer, and film actor. Chandan was born on September 16th, 1981 in Cuttack.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kar as a last name

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Common last names for Kar

  • Wong

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kar U.S.
  White 26.08% 64.26%
  African American 5.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kar

People with the last name Kar are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kar

  • How Popular is the name Kar? Kar is the 79,133rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kar was the 25,403rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Kar in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kar is Friday, April 1st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Kar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kar was in 1992 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Random Kar Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kar is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Kar: Your name in reverse order is Rak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 974 people with the last name Kar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kar as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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