Kehrer Family History

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Kehrer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a bend in a road, from a derivative of Kehr 1. occupational name for a cleaner, from an agent derivative of Middle Low or Middle High German keren ‘to sweep’. Compare Feger.

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

Similar surnames: Wehrer, Mehrer, Fuhrer, Kerker, Keiler, Keeler, Rehrer, Kemper

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Kehrer Family Origin

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Kehrer Family Occupations

What did your Kehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kehrer. 13% of Kehrer men worked as a Farmer and 33% of Kehrer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kehrer were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kehrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kehrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kehrer 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 979 immigration records available for the last name Kehrer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kehrer. For the veterans among your Kehrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kehrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kehrer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kehrer in 1943 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

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