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Duhr Surname Meaning

North German (Dühr): nickname from Low German dühr ‘costly dear’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Duer, Suhr, Uhr, Muhr, Durr, Bahr, Luhr, Dohr, Murr, Kuhr

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Where is the Duhr family from?

You can see how Duhr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duhr family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Duhr families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Duhr family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Duhr's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Duhr families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Duhr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Duhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Duhr. 69% of Duhr men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Duhr women worked as a Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    69%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Partner
    11%
  • Helper
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 401 immigration records available for the last name Duhr. 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 Cards

There are 297 military records available for the last name Duhr. For the veterans among your Duhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duhr lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Duhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Duhr in 1965 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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