De Buhr Family History

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De Buhr Name Meaning

North German: occupational name or nickname for a farmer, from the Low German definite article de + buhr, boer ‘peasant’, ‘farmer’ (see Bauer).

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

Similar surnames: De Boer, De Beer, De Heer, Duhr, Dobler, Deibler, De Turk, Deubler

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De Buhr Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Buhr name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Buhr. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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De Buhr Family Origin

Where is the De Buhr family from?

De Buhr Family Occupations

What did your De Buhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Buhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of De Buhr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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De Buhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Buhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Buhr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Buhr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Buhr. For the veterans among your De Buhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Buhr Life Expectancy

What is the average De Buhr lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, De Buhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for De Buhr in 1967 was 87, and 84 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Buhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Buhr ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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