Rehr Family History

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Rehr Name Meaning

habitational name from either of the places called Rehren, both named with Middle Low German red ‘bog’. topographic name from Middle Low German red(d)er ‘space or way between two hedges’. contracted form of Reher, Rehder, or Reder.

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

Similar surnames: Rohr, Rehn, Kehr, Wehr, Fehr, Reher, Mehr, Reck, Lehr, Rehm

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Rehr Family Origin

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Rehr Family Occupations

What did your Rehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rehr. 8% of Rehr men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Rehr women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rehr were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Housewife

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

Rehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rehr 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 509 immigration records available for the last name Rehr. 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 526 military records available for the last name Rehr. For the veterans among your Rehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Rehr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rehr in 1963 was 59, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rehr 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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