Kehres Family History

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Kehres Name Meaning

German: probably from a Germanic personal name, a variant form of Gehres.

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


Similar surnames: Ehnes, Kees, Ehren, Kehrer, Kahrs, Kehr, Gehres, Gehret, Vehrs, Kares

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Kehres Family Origin

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Kehres Family Occupations

What did your Kehres ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Mechanic and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kehres. 6% of Kehres men worked as a Mechanic and 21% of Kehres women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kehres were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Mechanic
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    21%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kehres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kehres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kehres census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 181 immigration records available for the last name Kehres. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 472 military records available for the last name Kehres. For the veterans among your Kehres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kehres Life Expectancy

What is the average Kehres lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kehres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kehres in 1954 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kehres

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