Vehrs Family History

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Vehrs Name Meaning

North German: from the Germanic personal name Fara, which is based on the stem far ‘to go’.

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


Similar surnames: Wehr, Evers, Gehrs, Behr, Gehr, Kehr, Kahrs, Vero, Peers, Ehr

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Vehrs Family Origin

Where is the Vehrs family from?

Vehrs Family Occupations

What did your Vehrs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vehrs. 25% of Vehrs men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Vehrs women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vehrs were Farm Labor and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Trained Nurse
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%

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

Vehrs Historical Records

What Vehrs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vehrs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vehrs 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Vehrs. 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 225 military records available for the last name Vehrs. For the veterans among your Vehrs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vehrs Life Expectancy

What is the average Vehrs lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Vehrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Vehrs in 1940 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vehrs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vehrs ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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