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Klohr Name Meaning

German: origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Klahr. German: variant of the medieval personal name Hilarius.

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

Similar surnames: Klehr, Klahr, Flohr, Bohr, Kohr, Kahr, Cloer, Krohn, Kloos, Kor

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Where is the Klohr family from?

You can see how Klohr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Klohr family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Klohr families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Klohr families living in Illinois. This was about 47% of all the recorded Klohr's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Klohr families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Klohr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Klohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Klohr. 14% of Klohr men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Attendant
  • Printer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Klohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Klohr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Klohr. 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 Cards

There are 322 military records available for the last name Klohr. For the veterans among your Klohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Klohr lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Klohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Klohr in 1961 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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