Rahr Family History

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Rahr Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: nickname from rar ‘rare’. German: East Prussian variant of Rohr.

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


Similar surnames: Kahr, Rahe, Rahm, Rahl, Rohr, Jahr, Rahn, Yahr, Bahr, Hehr

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Rahr Family Origin

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Rahr Family Occupations

What did your Rahr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brewer, Farmer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahr. The most common Rahr occupation in the USA was Brewer. 25% of Rahr's were Brewers. A less common occupation for the Rahr family was Carpenter.

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  • Brewer

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Teamster

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Rahr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rahr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rahr 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rahr. 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 Rahr. For the veterans among your Rahr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rahr Life Expectancy

What is the average Rahr lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Rahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rahr in 1962 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rahr 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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