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Gohr Family History

Gohr Name Meaning
from Middle Low German gor ‘quagmire’, ‘bog’, an element in various habitational names from which the surname may have arisen, including Gohr near Neuss; alternatively, it may simply be a topographic name for someone living near a bog.in eastern Germany, possibly from Polish gora ‘mountain’ or gor ‘fire’, ‘burning’ (denoting cleared forest), elements contained in various fieldnames and place names.

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

15,327 Historical Documents with Gohr on Ancestry.com
6,971 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
924 Military Records
827 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gohr Families

  • Number of Gohr families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gohr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gohr Family Origin

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Gohr Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gohr

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Gohr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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