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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

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Kuhr Historical Records

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Kuhr Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhr

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