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Nohr Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Nor, from Old Norse nór ‘narrows’, denoting either a narrow passage in a fjord or lake, or a short stream leading from a lake into a river. German: probably a habitational name from Nohra in Thuringia, originally named with elements meaning ‘marshy stream’; or, in Holstein, a topographic name from Nohr ‘stagnant water’, ‘lake’. German (Nöhr): from a reduced form of medieval personal name Apollinaris (a derivative of Greek Apollo). This name was borne by a Christian martyr whose cult was centered on Remagen (Rhineland), where it is found in old forms such as Pollenoris, Bolinoris.

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


Similar surnames: Mohr, Bohr, Sohr, Lohr, Nohl, Rohr, Ahr, Gohr, Norr, Kohr

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Nohr Family Origin

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Nohr Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Auctionary Engineer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nohr. The most common Nohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Nohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nohr family was Carpet Weaver.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Auctionary Engineer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Carpet Weaver

    6%

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Nohr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nohr Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Nohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Nohr in 1952 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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