Stehr Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ster ‘ram’, hence probably a nickname for a lusty person, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd.

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


Similar surnames: Steer, Stoehr, Stuhr, Stohr, Speer, Stier, Oster, Stein, Stern, Sperr

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Stehr Family Origin

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Stehr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Bar Keeper

    4%
  • Book Binder

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Stehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Stehr's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Bar Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stehr. A less common occupation for the Stehr family was Book Binder.

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Stehr Historical Records

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Stehr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Stehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Stehr in 1951 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stehr

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