Loehr Name Meaning

occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German, Middle Low German loer, lower. short form of Lorenz or of a Germanic personal name formed with (h)lut ‘clear’ + rih ‘powerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Woehr, Lohr, Lier, Roehr, Loder, Flohr, Ohr, Boehm, Bohr, Lahr

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Loehr Family Origin

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Loehr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loehr. A less common occupation for the Loehr family was Laborer. The most common Loehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Loehr's were Farmers.

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Loehr Historical Records

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Loehr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Loehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Loehr in 1949 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loehr

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