Yahr Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jahr, itself a northern variant of Gehr.

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

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Yahr Family Origin

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Yahr Family Occupations

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  • Cook

    25%
  • Flour Shipping Clerk

    25%
  • Hardware Merch

    25%
  • Retired Farmer

    25%

In 1880, the most common Yahr occupation in the USA was Cook. 25% of Yahr's were Cooks. A less common occupation for the Yahr family was Retired Farmer. Cook, Flour Shipping Clerk and Hardware Merch were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yahr.

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Yahr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Yahr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Yahr in 1962 was 63, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yahr

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