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Bohr Family History

Bohr Name Meaning
German: from a short form of a personal name of Slavic origin (see Boris), or from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Liborius, patron saint of the city of Paderborn.Danish and Swedish: from German Baar, Bahr (see Beer), recorded in Denmark since the 18th century.

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

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16,498 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,053 Military Records
1,517 Immigration Records
7,792 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bohr Families

  • Number of Bohr families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bohr families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bohr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bohr census records

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Bohr Family Origin

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Bohr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bohr

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Bohr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bohr census records

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Bohr Civil War Service Records

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