Rehr Family History

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Rehr Name Meaning

habitational name from either of the places called Rehren, both named with Middle Low German red ‘bog’. topographic name from Middle Low German red(d)er ‘space or way between two hedges’. contracted form of Reher, Rehder, or Reder.

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


Similar surnames: Rohr, Rehn, Kehr, Wehr, Fehr, Reher, Mehr, Reck, Lehr, Rehm

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Rehr Family Origin

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Rehr Family Occupations

What did your Rehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rehr. The most common Rehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Rehr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rehr family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    9%

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

Rehr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Rehr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rehr in 1963 was 59, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rehr 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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