Roehr Family History

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Roehr Name Meaning

variant of Rohr. North German: reduced form of Röder (see Roeder 2). from a reduced form of a Germanic personal name, Rothari, based on hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Woehr, Roehrs, Loehr, Roeber, Roche, Rother, Roehrig, Roker, Roehl

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Roehr Family Origin

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Roehr Family Occupations

What did your Roehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Roehr. 15% of Roehr men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Roehr women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roehr were Machinist and Clerical Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Typist
    7%
  • Clerical Work
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Roehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roehr 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Roehr. 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 Roehr. For the veterans among your Roehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Roehr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Roehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Roehr in 1951 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roehr

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