Rahr Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: nickname from rar ‘rare’. German: East Prussian variant of Rohr.

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


Similar surnames: Kahr, Rahe, Rahm, Rahl, Rohr, Jahr, Rahn, Yahr, Bahr, Hehr

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Rahr Family Origin

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Rahr Family Occupations

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  • Brewer

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Rahr occupation in the USA was Brewer. 25% of Rahr's were Brewers. Brewer, Farmer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahr. A less common occupation for the Rahr family was Carpenter.

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Rahr Historical Records

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Rahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Rahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rahr in 1962 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahr

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