Stoehr Family History

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Stoehr Name Meaning

from Middle Low German store ‘sturgeon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold sturgeon, or a nickname for someone with some supposed resemblance to the fish. occasionally, a topographic name for someone who lived by the Stör river in Holstein (See Stohr).

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


Similar surnames: Stehr, Stoebe, Stier, Steer, Stoop, Stober, Stoever, Spohr, Stohl

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Stoehr Family Origin

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Stoehr Family Occupations

What did your Stoehr ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stoehr family was Baker. The most common Stoehr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Stoehr's were Farmers. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stoehr.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Saloon Keeper

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Baker

    5%

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

Stoehr Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Stoehr Life Expectancy

What is the average Stoehr lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Stoehr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Stoehr in 1940 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stoehr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stoehr 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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