Kahrs Family History

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Kahrs Name Meaning

German: short form of the medieval personal name Makarius, from Greek makarios ‘blessed’. Compare Kares.

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

Similar surnames: Kahr, Karas, Ahr, Kehr, Jahr, Klahr, Kahre, Lahr, Kara, Mars

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Kahrs Family Origin

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Kahrs Family Occupations

What did your Kahrs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kahrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kahrs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kahrs family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Butcher and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kahrs.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Grocer

  • Retail Grocer


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

Kahrs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kahrs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kahrs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kahrs. 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 787 military records available for the last name Kahrs. For the veterans among your Kahrs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kahrs Life Expectancy

What is the average Kahrs lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kahrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kahrs in 1950 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahrs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kahrs 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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