Luhr Family History

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Luhr Name Meaning

North German (Lühr): reduced form of Lüder (see Lueder).

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

Similar surnames: Luhrs, Uhr, Luer, Lahr, Lohr, Luhn, Luh, Duhr, Muhr, Kuhr

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Luhr Family Origin

Where is the Luhr family from?

Luhr Family Occupations

What did your Luhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Luhr family was Farming. The most common Luhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Luhr's were Farmers. Farmer, Peddler and Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luhr.

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  • Farmer

  • Peddler

  • Dry Goods

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Luhr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Luhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Luhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luhr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Luhr. 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 Luhr. For the veterans among your Luhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Luhr lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Luhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Luhr in 1957 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luhr 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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