Lohr Family History

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Lohr Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Lorenz. (also Löhr): see Loehr. habitational name from any of several places called Lohr in Bavaria and the Rhineland.

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

Similar surnames: Nohr, Lahr, Loehr, Bohr, Flohr, Mohr, Rohr, Kohr, Rohn, Lohn

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Lohr Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lohr name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lohr. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Lohr Family Origin

Where is the Lohr family from?

Lohr Family Occupations

What did your Lohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lohr. A less common occupation for the Lohr family was Keeping House. The most common Lohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Lohr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Lohr Historical Records

What Lohr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Lohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lohr 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lohr. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Lohr. For the veterans among your Lohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Lohr lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lohr in 1944 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lohr 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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