Ehr Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Ehr, a place south of Boppard on the Rhine.

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

Similar surnames: Ahr, Fehr, Kehr, Mehr, Rehr, Behr, Gehr, Ohr, Sehr, Wehr

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Ehr Family Origin

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Ehr Family Occupations

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In 1939, Manager Groceryprovision and Old Age Pensioner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ehr. 34% of Ehr men worked as a Manager Groceryprovision and 50% of Ehr women worked as an Old Age Pensioner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehr were Tailors Packer(old Age Pension Retired and Unpaid Domestic Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Manager Groceryprovision
  • Shop Assistant Grocery Provision
  • Tailors Packer(old Age Pension Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Unpaid Domestic Worker

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

Ehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehr 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 179 immigration records available for the last name Ehr. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Ehr. For the veterans among your Ehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehr Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ehr in 1963 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

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