Rohr Family History

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Rohr Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area thickly grown with reeds, from Middle High German ror (a collective singular) or near a well or channel ror, or a habitational name from one of the several places named with this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Rohr ‘reed’ (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Mohr, Rehr, Rohn, Rock, Gohr, Nohr, Sohr, Ohr, Rohe, Ruhr

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Rohr Family Origin

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Rohr Family Occupations

What did your Rohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Rohr. 46% of Rohr men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Merchant
  • Laborer

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

Rohr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Rohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohr 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Rohr. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Rohr. For the veterans among your Rohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Rohr lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rohr in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

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