Stehr Family History

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Stehr Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ster ‘ram’, hence probably a nickname for a lusty person, or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd.

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

Similar surnames: Steer, Stoehr, Stuhr, Stohr, Speer, Stier, Oster, Stein, Stern, Sperr

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Stehr Family Origin

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Stehr Family Occupations

What did your Stehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Stehr.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Stehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Stehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stehr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stehr. 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 Stehr. For the veterans among your Stehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Stehr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Stehr in 1951 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

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