Lehr Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy area. There are a number of minor places, mostly in southern Germany, named with this element, and the surname may also come from any of them.

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


Similar surnames: Kehr, Leer, Lahr, Wehr, Rehr, Leh, Rohr, Mehr, Lear, Lier

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Lehr Family Origin

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Lehr Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    33%
  • Engineer (E&M) Out Of Work

    33%
  • Pork Butcher

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lehr family was Pork Butcher. The most common Lehr occupation in the UK was Baker. 33% of Lehr's were Bakers. Baker and Engineer (E&M) Out Of Work were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lehr.

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Lehr Historical Records

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Lehr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Lehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lehr in 1946 was 25, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehr

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