Gohr Family History

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Gohr Name Meaning

from Middle Low German gor ‘quagmire’, ‘bog’, an element in various habitational names from which the surname may have arisen, including Gohr near Neuss; alternatively, it may simply be a topographic name for someone living near a bog. in eastern Germany, possibly from Polish gora ‘mountain’ or gor ‘fire’, ‘burning’ (denoting cleared forest), elements contained in various fieldnames and place names.

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Gohl, Nohr, Mohr, Sohr, Ohr, Dohr, Lehr, Gehr, Goar

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Gohr Family Origin

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Gohr Family Occupations

What did your Gohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Archetec & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gohr. The most common Gohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gohr family was Bricklayer.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Archetec & Builder

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    10%

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Gohr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Gohr lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gohr in 1956 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gohr 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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