Sohr Family History

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Sohr Name Meaning

German: topographic name from sor ‘swamp water’ or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Rohr, Nohr, Gohr, Sahr, Mohr, Sohm, Sohl, Soll, Spohr, Gohl

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Sohr Family Origin

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Sohr Family Occupations

What did your Sohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sohr. The most common Sohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Sohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sohr family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Huckster


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

Sohr Historical Records

What Sohr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sohr 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Sohr. 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 450 military records available for the last name Sohr. For the veterans among your Sohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Sohr lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Sohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sohr in 1967 was 79, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sohr 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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