Mahr Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German mer, mar ‘lake’, ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Mar, Muhr, Mohr, Fahr, Ahr, Bahr, Marr, Lahr, Sahr, Gahr

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Mahr Family Origin

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Mahr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mahr family was Farm Laborer. The most common Mahr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Mahr's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahr.

Source: Census data for Mahr | Data not to scale

Mahr Historical Records

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Mahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Mahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mahr in 1946 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahr

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