Roehr Family History

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Roehr Name Meaning

variant of Rohr. North German: reduced form of Röder (see Roeder 2). from a reduced form of a Germanic personal name, Rothari, based on hrod ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Woehr, Roehrs, Loehr, Roeber, Roche, Rother, Roehrig, Roker, Roehl

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Roehr Family Origin

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Roehr Family Occupations

What did your Roehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roehr. The most common Roehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Roehr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roehr family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Baker

  • Blacksmith


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

Roehr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Roehr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roehr 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 648 immigration records available for the last name Roehr. 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 Roehr. For the veterans among your Roehr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Roehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Roehr lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Roehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Roehr in 1951 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Roehr 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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