Klahr Family History

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Klahr Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Klar. German: (Klähr): from a short form of the Latin personal name Hilarius (see Hillary). This surname is also found in Sweden, probably originally taken there from Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Klar, Klehr, Kahr, Klohr, Lahr, Flohr, Claar, Kehr, Ahr, Laur

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Klahr Family Origin

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Klahr Family Occupations

What did your Klahr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boundary House Keeper and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Klahr. 20% of Klahr men worked as a Boundary House Keeper and 34% of Klahr women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Klahr were Salesman and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boundary House Keeper
  • Collector (hire Purchase)
  • Munition Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Manageress Of Boarding House
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Klahr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Klahr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klahr 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 864 immigration records available for the last name Klahr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Klahr. For the veterans among your Klahr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Klahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Klahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Klahr in 1961 was 56, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klahr

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