Foehr Family History

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Foehr 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: Loehr, Roehr, Woehr, Boehm, Nohr, Kehr, Gohr, Rohr, Hoehn, Stoehr

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Foehr Family Origin

Where is the Foehr family from?

Foehr Family Occupations

What did your Foehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Foehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Foehr's were Farmers. Farmer and Barber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Foehr.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Barber

    33%

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

Foehr Historical Records

What Foehr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Foehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Foehr 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 Foehr

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Foehr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Foehr. For the veterans among your Foehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Foehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Foehr lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Foehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Foehr in 1961 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Foehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Foehr 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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