Rohr Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area thickly grown with reeds, from Middle High German ror (a collective singular) or near a well or channel ror, or a habitational name from one of the several places named with this word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Rohr ‘reed’ (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Mohr, Rehr, Rohn, Rock, Gohr, Nohr, Sohr, Ohr, Rohe, Ruhr

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Rohr Family Origin

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Rohr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Rohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Rohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rohr family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rohr.

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Rohr Historical Records

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Rohr Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Rohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rohr in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rohr

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