Dohr Family History

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Dohr Name Meaning

North German: topographic names for someone who lived by the gates of a town or city (see Thor).

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

Similar surnames: Dohrn, Mohr, Rohr, Gohr, Wehr, Ohr, Bohr, Sohr, Bahr, Door

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Dohr Family Origin

Where is the Dohr family from?

Dohr Family Occupations

What did your Dohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dohr family was Stove Mounter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dohr. The most common Dohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dohr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Painter

  • Stove Mounter


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

Dohr Historical Records

What Dohr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dohr 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Dohr. 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 641 military records available for the last name Dohr. For the veterans among your Dohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Dohr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dohr in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dohr 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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