Gahr Name Meaning

North German (Gähr): from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with the element gar, ger ‘spear’. South German: see Gaar.

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


Similar surnames: Gehr, Ahr, Kahr, Garr, Bahr, Gaar, Gahn, Jahr, Garb, Gatt

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Gahr Family Origin

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Gahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Bed Ruber

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Gahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Gahr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gahr family was Bed Ruber. Farmer, Coal Miner and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gahr.

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Gahr Historical Records

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Gahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Gahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gahr in 1951 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gahr

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