Warr Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname for a soldier or for a belligerent person, from Old French (de la) werre, (de la) guerre ‘(of the) war’. Compare Delaware.

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


Similar surnames: Barr, Ware, Ward, Warm, Tarr, Marr, Parr, Darr, Farr, Narr

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Warr Family Origin

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Warr Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Warr family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warr. The most common Warr occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Warr's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Warr Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Warr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Warr in 1952 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Warr

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