Myhr Family History

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Myhr Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Myr, from myr ‘bog’, ‘swamp’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

Similar surnames: Myhre, Mehr, Myer, Jahr, Lahr, Rohr, Mohr, Mier, Muhr, Marr

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Myhr Family Origin

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Myhr Family Occupations

What did your Myhr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Myhr occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Myhr's were Laborers. Laborer and Keeps Shoe Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Myhr.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeps Shoe Store


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

Myhr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Myhr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myhr 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Myhr. 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 241 military records available for the last name Myhr. For the veterans among your Myhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myhr Life Expectancy

What is the average Myhr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Myhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Myhr in 1963 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myhr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myhr 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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