Klehr Family History

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Klehr Name Meaning

Respelling of German Klähr, a variant of Klar.North German: of uncertain origin. Either from the medieval personal name Hilarius or from an old German personal name formed with a derivative of Latin clarus ‘famous’ (see Klar).

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


Similar surnames: Klahr, Klohr, Kehr, Clear, Kiehn, Flohr, Kiehl, Klehm, Wehr, Kehm

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Klehr Family Origin

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Klehr Family Occupations

What did your Klehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Klehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Klehr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Klehr family was Taylor. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Klehr.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

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

Klehr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Klehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Klehr lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Klehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Klehr in 1953 was 55, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Klehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Klehr 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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