Bahr Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German bar(e) ‘bear’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal, a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a performing bear, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a bear. In some cases, it may derive from a personal name containing this element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Baer, Barr, Bahl, Ahr, Haar, Bahn, Baar, Baum, Fahr, Gahr

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Bahr Family Origin

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Bahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bahr. The most common Bahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Bahr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bahr family was Carpenter.

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Bahr Historical Records

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Bahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Bahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bahr in 1941 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bahr

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