Spohr Family History

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Spohr Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a maker of spurs, from Middle High German spor ‘spur’. topographic name, from Middle High German spor ‘spoor’, ‘track (of an animal)’.

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

Similar surnames: Spoor, Speer, Sparr, Stohl, Sohr, Mohr, Spahr, Sporer, Stohr, Sperr

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Spohr Family Origin

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Spohr Family Occupations

What did your Spohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spohr. The most common Spohr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Spohr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spohr family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Spohr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Spohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spohr 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Spohr. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Spohr. For the veterans among your Spohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Spohr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Spohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Spohr in 1963 was 78, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spohr 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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