Loehr History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Loehr family

The surname Loehr was first found in Hessen, where the name was closely identified in the early period of history with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as an influential noble family, having many distinguished branches, and well known for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Loehr family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loehr research. Another 118 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1521, 1728, 1772, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Loehr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Loehr Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lohr, Löhr, Lohre, Lohrs, Lohres, Lohrr, Lohhr, Lohra, Loohr, Luher, Luhr and many more.

Early Notables of the Loehr family (pre 1700)

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


United States Loehr migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loehr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johann Daniel Loehr, who arrived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1744 [1]
  • Johann Christian Loehr, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792 [1]
  • Michael Loehr, who arrived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1797 [1]
  • Frederick Loehr, who arrived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1797 [1]
Loehr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Friederich Peter Loehr, aged 22, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]
  • Peter Jacob Loehr, aged 25, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1806 [1]
  • Joseph Loehr, who landed in Indiana in 1851 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Loehr (post 1700) +

  • Arnold William Loehr (1886-1963), American-born, Canadian farmer and politician in Saskatchewan
  • Gustave Loehr (1864-1918), American co-founder of Rotary International in 1905
  • Max Loehr (1903-1988), German-born, American art historian and professor of Chinese art at Harvard University from 1960 to 1974
  • Bret James Loehr (b. 1993), American actor
  • Al Loehr, American Democratic politician
  • Gordon E. Loehr, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1982 [2]
  • Frederick A. Loehr, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 14th District, 1900, 1901 [2]
  • Franklin D. Loehr, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948 [2]
  • Mrs. Doyle M. Loehr, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1952 [2]
  • August A. Loehr, American politician, Candidate for Minnesota State Senate 46th District, 1958 [2]
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 19) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


Houseofnames.com on Facebook
Shipping
Fastest Delivery Possible

Digital Products on Checkout, all other products filled in 1 business day

Money Back
Money Back Guarantee

Yes, all products 100% Guaranteed

Support
BBB A+ Rating

The Best Rating possible

Payment
Secure Online Payment

Entire site uses SSL / Secure Certificate