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

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Agent Sewing Mach.

    4%
  • At Home

    4%

In 1880, 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. The most common Ohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Ohr's were Farmers.

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Ohr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ohr

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