Woehr Family History

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Woehr Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wöhr, from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with war or wer, of various origins.

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


Similar surnames: Loehr, Roehr, Wehr, Hoehn, Gehr, Kehr, Kohr, Mohr, Bohr, Oehl

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Woehr Family Origin

Where is the Woehr family from?

Woehr Family Occupations

What did your Woehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Woehr. 13% of Woehr men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Woehr women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Woehr were Meat Cutter and Hosiery Topper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Hosiery Knitter
    6%
  • Meat Cutter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Hosiery Knitter
    8%
  • Hosiery Topper
    8%

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

Woehr Historical Records

What Woehr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Woehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woehr 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 309 immigration records available for the last name Woehr. 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 248 military records available for the last name Woehr. For the veterans among your Woehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Woehr lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Woehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Woehr in 1954 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woehr 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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