Loehr Family History

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Loehr Name Meaning

occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German, Middle Low German loer, lower. short form of Lorenz or of a Germanic personal name formed with (h)lut ‘clear’ + rih ‘powerful’.

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

Similar surnames: Woehr, Lohr, Lier, Roehr, Loder, Flohr, Ohr, Boehm, Bohr, Lahr

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Loehr Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loehr name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loehr. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Loehr Family Origin

Where is the Loehr family from?

Loehr Family Occupations

What did your Loehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Loehr occupation in the UK was Baker. 100% of Loehr's were Bakers.

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  • Baker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Loehr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Loehr Historical Records

What Loehr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Loehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loehr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Loehr. 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 Loehr. For the veterans among your Loehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Loehr lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Loehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Loehr in 1949 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loehr ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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