Spohr Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, from Middle High German spor ‘spur’. topographic name, from Middle High German spor ‘spoor’, ‘track (of an animal)’.

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


Similar surnames: Spoor, Speer, Sparr, Stohl, Sohr, Mohr, Spahr, Sporer, Stohr, Sperr

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Spohr Family Origin

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Spohr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Spohr family was Farming. The most common Spohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Spohr's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spohr.

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Spohr Historical Records

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Spohr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Spohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Spohr in 1963 was 78, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spohr

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