Luhrs Family History

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Luhrs Name Meaning

North German (Lührs): patronymic from Lühr (see Luhr).

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


Similar surnames: Luehrs, Luhr, Luhrsen, Luers, Jurs, Gehrs, Juers, Kohrs, Wehrs, Lucks

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Luhrs Family Origin

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Luhrs Family Occupations

What did your Luhrs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Luhrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Luhrs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Luhrs family was Laborer. Farmer, Grocer and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Luhrs.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Grocer

    12%
  • Barkeeper

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Luhrs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Luhrs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luhrs 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Luhrs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Luhrs. For the veterans among your Luhrs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Luhrs Life Expectancy

What is the average Luhrs lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Luhrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Luhrs in 1953 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Luhrs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Luhrs 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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