Uhr Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Uhrich, a variant of Ulrich. German: from Middle High German ur ‘aurochs’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bison. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a watch- or clock maker, from German Uhr ‘watch’, ‘clock’.

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


Similar surnames: Uhl, Ahr, Ohr, Ahl, Fuhr, Muhr, Mohr, Bahr, Mar, Kuhr

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Uhr Family Origin

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Uhr Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Uhr. A less common occupation for the Uhr family was Retail Grocer. The most common Uhr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Uhr's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Retail Grocer

    8%

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Uhr Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Uhr. 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 Uhr. For the veterans among your Uhr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Uhr Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Uhr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Uhr in 1962 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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