Dohr Family History

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Dohr Name Meaning

North German: topographic names for someone who lived by the gates of a town or city (see Thor).

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


Similar surnames: Dohrn, Mohr, Rohr, Gohr, Wehr, Ohr, Bohr, Sohr, Bahr, Door

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Dohr Family Origin

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Dohr Family Occupations

What did your Dohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dohr. 7% of Dohr men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Dohr women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dohr were Farmer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%

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

Dohr Historical Records

What Dohr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dohr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dohr

Passenger List

There are 407 immigration records available for the last name Dohr. 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 641 military records available for the last name Dohr. For the veterans among your Dohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Dohr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dohr in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dohr 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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