Gohr Name Meaning

from Middle Low German gor ‘quagmire’, ‘bog’, an element in various habitational names from which the surname may have arisen, including Gohr near Neuss; alternatively, it may simply be a topographic name for someone living near a bog. in eastern Germany, possibly from Polish gora ‘mountain’ or gor ‘fire’, ‘burning’ (denoting cleared forest), elements contained in various fieldnames and place names.

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Gohl, Nohr, Mohr, Sohr, Ohr, Dohr, Lehr, Gehr, Goar

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Gohr Family Origin

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Gohr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Archetec & Builder

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gohr family was Bricklayer. The most common Gohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Gohr's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Archetec & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gohr.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Gohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gohr in 1956 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gohr

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