Hehr Name Meaning

German: mostly a variant of Heer but in some instances a nickname either from hëher ‘jay’, or from Middle High German her ‘distinguished’, ‘proud’.

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


Similar surnames: Herr, Zehr, Hehl, Rehr, Wehr, Fehr, Hahn, Kehr, Haar, Gehl

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Hehr Family Origin

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Hehr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Tailor

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hehr family was Tailor. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hehr. The most common Hehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Hehr's were Farmers.

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Hehr Historical Records

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Hehr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Hehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hehr in 1957 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hehr

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