Haar History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the Haar family

The surname Haar was first found in Germany, where the name Haar came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.

Important Dates for the Haar family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haar research. Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1731, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Haar History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haar Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haar, Haaren, Har, Hare, Haren, Hares and others.

Early Notables of the Haar family (pre 1700)

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Haar migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haar Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Adam Haar, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1770 [1]
Haar Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Haar, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • Barbara Haar, who settled in North America in 1831
  • Christian Haar, who arrived in Baltimore in 1834
  • John Haar, aged 26, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845 [1]
  • Mina VanDer Haar, who landed in Iowa in 1856 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Haar (post 1700)

  • Ken Haar (b. 1943), American politician, Member of the Nebraska Legislature (2009-)
  • Paul Haar D.M.A., American acclaimed saxophonist and Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Ingo Haar (b. 1965), German historian
  • Francis Haar (1908-1997), born Haár Ferenc, a Hungarian socio-photographer
  • Vivian Tainui "Viv" Haar (b. 1952), New Zealand rower at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Martin Haar (b. 1952), Dutch retired football defender, Dutch Golden Boot Winner
  • Charles M Haar, Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law, Emeritus at Harvard Law School
  • Alfréd Haar (1885-1933), Hungarian mathematician, who developed Haar functions

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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