Spahr Name Meaning

North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a sparrow in some way, Middle High German spar.

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


Similar surnames: Sparr, Speer, Spohr, Spark, Star, Spahn, Spach, Spann, Fahr, Sperr

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Spahr Family Origin

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Spahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Spahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Spahr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spahr family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spahr.

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Spahr Historical Records

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Spahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Spahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Spahr in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spahr

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