Gehrs Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Gehr.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrs, Vehrs, Goers, Gehrke, Roehrs, Luhrs, Gehr, Gehris, Gehres

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Gehrs Family Origin

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Gehrs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Merchant

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Gehrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gehrs's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gehrs. A less common occupation for the Gehrs family was Merchant.

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Gehrs Historical Records

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Gehrs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Gehrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gehrs in 1964 was 80, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gehrs

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