Fuhr Family History

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Fuhr Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a ferry or ford, from Middle High German vuore ‘load’, ‘place where one drives’ (related to English fare), or a habitational name from one of the many places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Fahr, Rohr, Fehr, Uhr, Ruhr, Fuhrer, Suhr, Muhr, Furr, Fluhr

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Fuhr Family Origin

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Fuhr Family Occupations

What did your Fuhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Textile Traveller and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fuhr.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Textile Traveller

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Fuhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Fuhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuhr 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fuhr. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Fuhr. For the veterans among your Fuhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fuhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Fuhr lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fuhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Fuhr in 1959 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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