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Kohr Family History

Kohr Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Cordes (see Kordes).

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


Similar surnames: Mohr, Bohr, Kohrt, Kohn, Kehr, Kahr, Nohr, Kuhr, Lohr, Klohr

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Where is the Kohr family from?

You can see how Kohr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kohr family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kohr families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Kohr families living in Alberta. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kohr's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Kohr families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kohr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kohr. 27% of Kohr men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Kohr women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kohr were Clerk and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 801 immigration records available for the last name Kohr. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kohr. For the veterans among your Kohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohr lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kohr in 1944 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

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