Uhr Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Uhrich, a variant of Ulrich. German: from Middle High German ur ‘aurochs’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bison. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a watch- or clock maker, from German Uhr ‘watch’, ‘clock’.

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


Similar surnames: Uhl, Ahr, Ohr, Ahl, Fuhr, Muhr, Mohr, Bahr, Mar, Kuhr

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Uhr Family Origin

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Uhr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Retail Grocer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Uhr family was Retail Grocer. The most common Uhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Uhr's were Farmers. Farmer, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Uhr.

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Uhr Historical Records

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Uhr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Uhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Uhr in 1962 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Uhr

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