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Buehrer Name Meaning

German (Bührer): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Bühren in Westphalia near Hanover and near Oldenburg or from Büren in Westphalia. The latter is named with Middle Low German bur ‘dwelling settlement’. Compare Buhrer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Buehner, Bucher, Buchner, Wehrer, Kuehler, Fuhrer, Behler, Boehler

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Where is the Buehrer family from?

You can see how Buehrer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buehrer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Buehrer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 39 Buehrer families living in Ohio. This was about 71% of all the recorded Buehrer's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Buehrer families in 1880.
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What did your Buehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Buehrer. 40% of Buehrer men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Painter
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buehrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buehrer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 326 immigration records available for the last name Buehrer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 444 military records available for the last name Buehrer. For the veterans among your Buehrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buehrer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Buehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Buehrer in 1955 was 24, and 88 in 2004.

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