Sohr Name Meaning

German: topographic name from sor ‘swamp water’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Nohr, Gohr, Sahr, Mohr, Sohm, Sohl, Soll, Spohr, Gohl

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Sohr Family Origin

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Sohr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Huckster

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohr. A less common occupation for the Sohr family was Huckster. The most common Sohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sohr's were Farmers.

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Sohr Historical Records

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Sohr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1967 and 2004, Sohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sohr in 1967 was 79, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohr

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