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Rohr Family History

Rohr Name Meaning
German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area thickly grown with reeds, from Middle High German ror (a collective singular) or near a well or channel ror, or a habitational name from one of the several places named with this word.Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental from German Rohr ‘reed’ (see 1 above).

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

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58,544 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,530 Military Records
5,495 Immigration Records
25,759 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rohr Families

  • Number of Rohr families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rohr families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rohr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rohr census records

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Rohr Family Origin

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Rohr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rohr

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Rohr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rohr census records

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Rohr Civil War Service Records

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