Jahr Name Meaning

German: either a variant of Gehr or from a short form of a Slavic personal name beginning with jar- ‘young’, ‘robust’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of three farmsteads named Jar, from Old Norse jaðarr ‘edge’, ‘rim’ (under a mountain or beside water).

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

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Jahr Family Origin

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Jahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps Hotel

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jahr family was Keeps Hotel. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jahr. The most common Jahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Jahr's were Farmers.

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Jahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Jahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jahr in 1963 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jahr

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