Stohr Family History

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Stohr Name Meaning

North German (Stöhr): see Stoehr. South German (Stöhr): nickname from Middle High German stœraere, stœrer ‘disturber’, ‘unregistered craftsman (in a guild)’ (who worked in homes for pay and meals), or a variant of Stehr.

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


Similar surnames: Storr, Stehr, Stuhr, Spohr, Stohl, Stober, Star, Stoss, Stopp, Stoehr

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Stohr Family Origin

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Stohr Family Occupations

What did your Stohr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stohr. 11% of Stohr men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Stohr women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stohr were Farm Laborer and Ly Pist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
  • Ly Pist
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stohr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stohr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stohr 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stohr. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stohr. For the veterans among your Stohr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stohr Life Expectancy

What is the average Stohr lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Stohr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Stohr in 1961 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stohr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stohr 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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