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Lehr Early Origins



The surname Lehr 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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Lehr Spelling Variations


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Lehr 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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Lehr Early History


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Lehr Early History



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

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Lehr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lehr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lehr 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 were:

Lehr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johann Lehr, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Johannes Lehr, who arrived in New York, NY in 1710
  • Johan Herman Lehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1740
  • Johan Christoph Lehr, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1747
  • Johan Heinrich Lehr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Lehr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Elias Lehr, aged 26, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1834
  • Konrad Lehr, who arrived in North America in 1837
  • Matthias Lehr, aged 30, arrived in Missouri in 1840
  • Johann Carl Lehr, aged 43, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1848
  • Ferdinand Lehr, aged 29, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lehr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lehr (post 1700)



  • John Lehr (b. 1975), American photographer
  • Clarence Emanuel Lehr (1886-1948), American Major League Baseball outfielder and infielder
  • Norman Carl Michael Lehr (1901-1968), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • John Camillus Lehr (1878-1958), American politician
  • Henry Symes Lehr (1869-1929), American socialite
  • Devon Lehr, American television writer and screenwriter
  • Lew Lehr (1895-1950), American comedian, writer and editor
  • Anna Lehr (1890-1974), American silent film actress
  • Zella Lehr (b. 1951), American singer and entertainer
  • John C. Lehr (b. 1965), American film and television actor and comedian
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Lehr


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Suggested Readings for the name Lehr



  • The Lehr Family by Stephen J. Kennedy.

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Lehr Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
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    The Lehr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lehr 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 12 February 2015 at 21:10.

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