Mohr Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a fen, Middle Low German mor. German and Dutch: nickname for a man of swarthy complexion, from Middle High German mor, Middle Dutch mo(e)r ‘Moor’. German: from a short form of an old personal name, Morhart (see Morath).

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Mohn, Ohr, Nohr, Muhr, Bohr, Moors, Uhr, Gohr, Kohr

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Mohr Family Origin

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Mohr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Commis

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1881, the most common Mohr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Mohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mohr family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Commis were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mohr.

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Mohr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Mohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mohr in 1940 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mohr

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