Luer Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. In part, possibly a respelling of German Lohr. However, the form McLuer is also found, suggesting that it could also be a shortened form of Scottish Macleur (see McClure).

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Duer, Lue, Luhr, Luger, Leer, Almer, Lull, Eber, Luks

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Luer Family Origin

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Luer Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    43%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Minister Of Gospel

    14%

In 1880, Butcher, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luer. A less common occupation for the Luer family was Minister Of Gospel. The most common Luer occupation in the USA was Butcher. 43% of Luer's were Butchers.

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Luer Historical Records

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Luer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Luer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Luer in 1963 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luer

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