Ohr Name Meaning

from Middle High German ær, or ‘ear’, hence a nickname for someone with remarkable, for example prominent, ears. (Öhr) from a Low German (Frisian) personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Uhr, Mohr, Ohrt, Ahr, Ohl, Rohr, Gohr, Ohm, Bohr, Nohr

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Ohr Family Origin

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Ohr Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Ohr occupation in the UK was Pork Butcher. 100% of Ohr's were Pork Butchers.

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Ohr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohr 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

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Draft Card

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Ohr Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ohr in 1960 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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