Lahr Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places so named, from Old High German (h)lar ‘grazing area’. in the Lower Rhine area, from a short form of the saint’s name Hilarius (see Hillary).

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


Similar surnames: Lahm, Ahr, Jahr, Lohr, Klahr, Kahr, Laur, Sahr, Lehr, Lahn

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Lahr Family Origin

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Lahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lahr. A less common occupation for the Lahr family was Keeping House. The most common Lahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lahr's were Farmers.

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Lahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Lahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lahr in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lahr

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