Mehrer Family History

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Mehrer Name Meaning

German: nickname for an industrious person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German meren ‘to increase’.

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

Similar surnames: Kehrer, Mehler, Seurer, Mahler, Maurer, Wehrer, Lehner, Zehner

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Mehrer Family Origin

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Mehrer Family Occupations

What did your Mehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brick Layer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehrer. A less common occupation for the Mehrer family was Day Laborer. The most common Mehrer occupation in the USA was Brick Layer. 11% of Mehrer's were Brick Layers.

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  • Brick Layer

  • Butcher

  • Cigar Maker

  • Day Laborer


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

Mehrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mehrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehrer 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Mehrer. 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 704 military records available for the last name Mehrer. For the veterans among your Mehrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehrer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mehrer in 1960 was 53, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehrer 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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