Spahr Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a sparrow in some way, Middle High German spar.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Speer, Spohr, Spark, Star, Spahn, Spach, Spann, Fahr, Sperr

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Spahr Family Origin

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Spahr Family Occupations

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  • Brakeman

    25%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Spahr family was Teamster. Brakeman, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spahr. The most common Spahr occupation in Canada was Brakeman. 25% of Spahr's were Brakemans.

Source: Census data for Spahr | Data not to scale

Spahr Historical Records

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Spahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Spahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Spahr in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spahr

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