Muhr Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): topographic name from Middle High German muor ‘marsh’, ‘bog’, or ‘moor’. North German and Swiss: variant of Mauer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mohr, Mahr, Uhr, Fuhr, Murr, Muhl, Mauer, Suhr, Muir, Rohr

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Muhr Family Origin

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Muhr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Muhr family was Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muhr. The most common Muhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Muhr's were Farmers.

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Muhr Historical Records

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Muhr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Muhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Muhr in 1950 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muhr

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