Mahr Family History

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Mahr Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German mer, mar ‘lake’, ‘marsh’.

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

Similar surnames: Mar, Muhr, Mohr, Fahr, Ahr, Bahr, Marr, Lahr, Sahr, Gahr

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Mahr Family Origin

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Mahr Family Occupations

What did your Mahr ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Charwoman, Gen Lab (Unemp) and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahr. A less common occupation for the Mahr family was Labr Dock. The most common Mahr occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 14% of Mahr's were Charwomans.

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  • Charwoman

  • Gen Lab (Unemp)

  • Labourer

  • Labr Dock


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

Mahr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mahr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahr 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mahr. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mahr. For the veterans among your Mahr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahr Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahr lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mahr in 1946 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahr 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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