Duhr Family History

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Duhr Name Meaning

North German (Dühr): nickname from Low German dühr ‘costly’, ‘dear’.

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


Similar surnames: Duer, Suhr, Uhr, Muhr, Durr, Bahr, Luhr, Dohr, Murr, Kuhr

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Duhr Family Origin

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Duhr Family Occupations

What did your Duhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Duhr's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duhr. A less common occupation for the Duhr family was Watchman.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Watchman

    20%

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

Duhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Duhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duhr 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 Duhr. 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 Duhr. For the veterans among your Duhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Duhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Duhr lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Duhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Duhr in 1965 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duhr 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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