Kuhr Family History

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Kuhr Name Meaning

occupational name for a guard or watchman on a tower, Middle Low German kure. from a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad).

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

Similar surnames: Kuhl, Kuhn, Uhr, Kehr, Kuhs, Kuhrt, Kahr, Kohr, Suhr, Fuhr

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Kuhr Family Origin

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Kuhr Family Occupations

What did your Kuhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kuhr family was Laborer. The most common Kuhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kuhr's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhr.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Kuhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kuhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhr 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 Kuhr. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Kuhr. For the veterans among your Kuhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Kuhr lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kuhr in 1958 was 40, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kuhr 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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