Klehr Name Meaning

Respelling of German Klähr, a variant of Klar.North German: of uncertain origin. Either from the medieval personal name Hilarius or from an old German personal name formed with a derivative of Latin clarus ‘famous’ (see Klar).

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


Similar surnames: Klahr, Klohr, Kehr, Clear, Kiehn, Flohr, Kiehl, Klehm, Wehr, Kehm

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Klehr Family Origin

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Klehr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Klehr family was Taylor. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Klehr. The most common Klehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Klehr's were Farmers.

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Klehr Historical Records

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Klehr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Klehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Klehr in 1953 was 55, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klehr

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