Kahr Name Meaning

German: probably a short form of the medieval personal name Makarius, from Greek makarios ‘blessed’. German: variant of Kahre. Swedish: unexplained. Danish: habitational name from a place called Kahr.

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


Similar surnames: Kahrs, Ahr, Klahr, Jahr, Kahn, Kehr, Lahr, Gahr, Bahr, Sahr

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Kahr Family Origin

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Kahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Poultry Dealer

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Kahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kahr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kahr family was Poultry Dealer. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kahr.

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Kahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, Kahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kahr in 1964 was 69, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahr

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