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lahr Early Origins



The surname lahr was first found in the Rhineland, where this family was a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always influential in social affairs, the name Laarmann became an integral part of that turbulent region as it forged alliances with other families within the region and the nation.

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lahr Spelling Variations


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lahr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Laarmann, van der Laar, van Laer, von Lahr, Lahrbusch, Lahrmann, Larman, Laarman, Lehr, Lehrman, von Lehr, Laerman, Laermann, Laer, Lahr and many more.

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lahr Early History


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lahr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lahr research. Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lahr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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lahr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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lahr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early lahr Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Maria Lohrmann, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1731; Henrich Laer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1749; Andreas Lohrman, who settled in Philadelphia in 1753.

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Contemporary Notables of the name lahr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name lahr (post 1700)



  • Warren Lahr (1923-1969), former professional American Football player
  • Jane Lahr, American author
  • Richard G. Lahr, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Des Peres, Missouri
  • Frederic W. Lahr, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1924; Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1936
  • Mrs. Bell Lahr, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924
  • John Lahr (b. 1941), American theater critic and the son of actor Bert Lahr
  • Bert Lahr (1895-1967), American comic actor remembered today for his roles as the Cowardly Lion and the farmworker Zeke in the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz
  • Barbara Lahr (b. 1957), German singer, composer, bassist, guitarist and producer
  • Charles Lahr (1885-1971), German-born anarchist, London bookseller and publisher
  • Tom Learoyd Lahr (b. 1985), Australian professional rugby league footballer

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    9. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The lahr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lahr Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 February 2016 at 09:42.

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