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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Thar

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Thar
A goatlike animal (Capra Jemlaica) native of the Himalayas. It has small, flattened horns, curved directly backward. The hair of the neck, shoulders, and chest of the male is very long, reaching to the knees. Called also serow, and imo.
verb Thar
It needs; need.

Etymology: OE. thar þarf, AS. þearf, infin. þurfan to need; akin to OHG. durfan, G. dürfen to be allowed, Icel. þurfa to need, Goth. þaúrban

  1. Alternative spelling of tahr

thar was also found in the following language(s): Albanian, Irish, Old Dutch, Old Saxon, and Scottish Gaelic

Notable Persons Named Thar

Thar was born on February 16th, 1945 in Myanmar.


Thar Tun Oo is an athlete for the Myanmar University F.C.


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Popularity of Thar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Thar U.S.
  White 53.04% 64.26%
  African American 5.52% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.36% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Thar

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

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Fun Facts about the name Thar

  • How Popular is the name Thar? As a last name Thar was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Thar? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Thar was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Thar: Your name in reverse order is Raht. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Thar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Thar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Thar? Thar is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Thar born Jan 25, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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