Stahr Family History

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Stahr Name Meaning

nickname from a word meaning ‘starling’. Compare Starling. nickname from the Slavic word stary ‘old’, either an identifying name for the older of two bearers of the same name or, in some cases, an identifying name for an ‘old’ inhabitant, as distinct from a newcomer.

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

Similar surnames: Star, Starr, Ahr, Sahr, Stair, Stehr, Shah, Staal, Stai, Storr

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Stahr Family Origin

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Stahr Family Occupations

What did your Stahr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Law Student and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Stahr. The most common Stahr occupation in Canada was Law Student. 50% of Stahr's were Law Students.

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  • Law Student

  • Merchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stahr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stahr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stahr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stahr 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 806 immigration records available for the last name Stahr. 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 Stahr. For the veterans among your Stahr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stahr Life Expectancy

What is the average Stahr lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Stahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Stahr in 1958 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stahr 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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