Ohr Name Meaning

from Middle High German ær, or ‘ear’, hence a nickname for someone with remarkable, for example prominent, ears. (Öhr) from a Low German (Frisian) personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Uhr, Mohr, Ohrt, Ahr, Ohl, Rohr, Gohr, Ohm, Bohr, Nohr

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Ohr Family Origin

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Ohr Family Occupations

What did your Ohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Ohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ohr family was At Home. Farmer, Laborer and Agent Sewing Mach. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ohr.

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agent Sewing Mach.

    4%
  • At Home

    4%

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Ohr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Ohr lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ohr in 1960 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ohr 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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