Myhr Family History

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Myhr Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Myr, from myr ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

Similar surnames: Myhre, Mehr, Myer, Jahr, Lahr, Rohr, Mohr, Mier, Muhr, Marr

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Myhr Family Origin

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Myhr Family Occupations

What did your Myhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Myhr. 55% of Myhr men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Myhr women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Myhr were Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Registered Nurse
  • Teacher

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

Myhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Myhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myhr 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Myhr. 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 241 military records available for the last name Myhr. For the veterans among your Myhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Myhr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Myhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Myhr in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myhr 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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