Fahr Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived near a crossing point on a river, from Middle High German vare ‘ferry’.

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


Similar surnames: Fuhr, Fehr, Bahr, Mahr, Farr, Fahn, Fahl, Ahr, Haar, Fall

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Fahr Family Origin

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Fahr Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahr. A less common occupation for the Fahr family was Book Binder. The most common Fahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Fahr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Book Binder

    3%

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Fahr Historical Records

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Fahr Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Fahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Fahr in 1957 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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