Kahre Family History

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Kahre Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps a topographic name, either from the South German dialect word kar ‘bowl-shaped valley’, (from Middle High German kar ‘bowl’, ‘basket’, ‘vessel’), or alternatively from kar ‘(sharp) turn or bend in the road’.

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


Similar surnames: Kase, Karre, Kehrer, Fahr, Karrer, Mahr, Kahr, Kar, Barre, Karren

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Kahre Family Origin

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Kahre Family Occupations

What did your Kahre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kahre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Kahre's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kahre. A less common occupation for the Kahre family was Hotel Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Hotel Keeper

    8%

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

Kahre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Kahre Life Expectancy

What is the average Kahre lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kahre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kahre in 1960 was 53, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kahre 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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