Buhr Family History

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Buhr Name Meaning

German: variant of Bauer or Bur.

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

Similar surnames: Bur, Puhr, Burr, Uhr, Buhs, Buer, Behr, Muhr, Baur, Bihm

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Buhr Family Origin

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Buhr Family Occupations

What did your Buhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioner tobacconist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Buhr. 34% of Buhr men worked as a Confectioner tobacconist and 40% of Buhr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buhr were Representative Timber Trade and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioner tobacconist
  • French Polisher
  • Representative Timber Trade

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Forelady Hub Factury
  • House Wife
  • Shorthand Typist

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

Buhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Buhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buhr 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Buhr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Buhr. For the veterans among your Buhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Buhr lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Buhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buhr in 1943 was 23, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buhr 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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