Kehrer Family History

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Kehrer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone living by a bend in a road, from a derivative of Kehr 1. occupational name for a cleaner, from an agent derivative of Middle Low or Middle High German keren ‘to sweep’. Compare Feger.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrer, Mehrer, Fuhrer, Kerker, Keiler, Keeler, Rehrer, Kemper

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Kehrer Family Origin

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Kehrer Family Occupations

What did your Kehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kehrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Kehrer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kehrer family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kehrer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%

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

Kehrer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kehrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kehrer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kehrer in 1943 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kehrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kehrer 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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