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Muhr Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): topographic name from Middle High German muor ‘marsh’, ‘bog’, or ‘moor’. North German and Swiss: variant of Mauer 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mohr, Mahr, Uhr, Fuhr, Murr, Muhl, Mauer, Suhr, Muir, Rohr

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Muhr Family Origin

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Muhr Family Occupations

What did your Muhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Muhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Muhr's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Muhr. A less common occupation for the Muhr family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Muhr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Muhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Muhr lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Muhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Muhr in 1950 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Muhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Muhr 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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