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Fuhrer Name Meaning

(Führer): occupational name for a carrier or carter, a driver of horse-drawn vehicles, Middle High German vüerer (from the Middle High German verb vüeren ‘to lead’, ‘transport’). See also Fuhrmann. topographic name for someone who lived near a ferry or ford, a derivative of Fuhr + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Fahrer, Fuhr, Furer, Kehrer, Cutrer, Bohrer, Feurer, Forer, Futter

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Fuhrer Family Origin

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Fuhrer Family Occupations

What did your Fuhrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fuhrer family was Black Smith. Farmer, Farming and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fuhrer. The most common Fuhrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Fuhrer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Painter

    6%
  • Black Smith

    3%

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

Fuhrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fuhrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuhrer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Fuhrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fuhrer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fuhrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fuhrer in 1942 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fuhrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fuhrer 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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