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Lohrer Family History

Lohrer Name Meaning

(Löhrer): occupational name for a tanner (see Loehr). (Lohrer): habitational name for someone from a place called Lohr 3.

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


Similar surnames: Loehrer, Lohner, Dohrer, Loewer, Lohr, Rohrer, Bohrer, Wehrer, Johner

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Where is the Lohrer family from?

You can see how Lohrer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lohrer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Lohrer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Lohrer families living in Huntingdonshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lohrer's in the UK. Huntingdonshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Lohrer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lohrer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lohrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lohrer. 24% of Lohrer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Lohrer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lohrer were Mechanic and Secretary.

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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

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Mechanic
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Secretary
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lohrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lohrer 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Lohrer. 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 845 military records available for the last name Lohrer. For the veterans among your Lohrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lohrer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Lohrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lohrer in 1963 was 63, and 79 in 2003.

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