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

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rehr family was Shoemaker. 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.

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Rehr Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rehr

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