Sahr Family History

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Sahr Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Sahr or Saar (for example Saar in Bohemia), or a topographic name from the same element (see Saar).

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


Similar surnames: Saar, Lahr, Kahr, Bahr, Sohr, Ahr, Jahr, Gahr, Mahr, Haar

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Sahr Family Origin

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Sahr Family Occupations

What did your Sahr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sahr. 25% of Sahr men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Sahr women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sahr were Salesman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housework
    14%

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

Sahr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sahr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sahr 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 622 immigration records available for the last name Sahr. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Sahr. For the veterans among your Sahr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sahr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sahr lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Sahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Sahr in 1961 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sahr 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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