Diehr Family History

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Diehr Name Meaning

German: variant of Dier 3.

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

Similar surnames: Dier, Liehr, Diehm, Diehl, Diel, Doerr, Ziehm, Nier, Klehr, Hehr

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Diehr Family Origin

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Diehr Family Occupations

What did your Diehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Diehr family was Silver Plater. Brick Mason, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diehr. The most common Diehr occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 25% of Diehr's were Brick Masons.

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  • Brick Mason

  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Silver Plater


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Diehr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Diehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Diehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diehr 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Diehr. 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 463 military records available for the last name Diehr. For the veterans among your Diehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Diehr lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Diehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Diehr in 1962 was 86, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diehr 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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