Kehr Family History
Kehr Name Meaning
German:: from Middle High German kere ‘bend corner’ hence a topographic name for someone living near a bend in a road or near a field named with this word. The name is common in Tyrol (where it is also a placename from which the surname may have arisen) and in adjoining parts of Switzerland. possibly a short form of a personal name Kehri or Kehrein derived from Quirin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022