Fuhr Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a ferry or ford, from Middle High German vuore ‘load’, ‘place where one drives’ (related to English fare), or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Fahr, Rohr, Fehr, Uhr, Ruhr, Fuhrer, Suhr, Muhr, Furr, Fluhr

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Fuhr Family Origin

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Fuhr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Fuhr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Fuhr's were Farmers.

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Fuhr Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Fuhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Fuhr in 1959 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuhr

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