Gehrs Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Gehr.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrs, Vehrs, Goers, Gehrke, Roehrs, Luhrs, Gehr, Gehris, Gehres

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Gehrs Family Origin

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Gehrs Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gehrs family was Merchant. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehrs. The most common Gehrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gehrs's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

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Gehrs Historical Records

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Gehrs Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Gehrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gehrs in 1964 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

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