Dehr Family History

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Dehr Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kehr, Wehr, Fehr, Rehr, Gehr, Lehr, Hehr, Zehr, Ehr, Behr

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Dehr Family Origin

Where is the Dehr family from?

Dehr Family Occupations

What did your Dehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dehr family was Keeping House. The most common Dehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Dehr's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Dryer Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehr.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Dryer Works

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dehr ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dehr Historical Records

What Dehr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 674 census records available for the last name Dehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Dehr

Passenger List

There are 138 immigration records available for the last name Dehr. 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 Card

There are 562 military records available for the last name Dehr. For the veterans among your Dehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehr lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Dehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dehr in 1961 was 54, and 72 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehr 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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