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Luhr Early Origins



The surname Luhr 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.

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Luhr Spelling Variations


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Luhr Spelling Variations



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

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Luhr Early History


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Luhr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Luhr research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1521, 1728, 1772, and 1875 are included under the topic Early Luhr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Luhr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Luhr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Luhr 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:

Luhr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Luhr, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749

Luhr Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Maria Luhr, aged 36, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Agust Luhr, aged 38, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Heinr Luhr, aged 10, landed in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • John A Luhr, aged 38, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Martin Luhr, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Luhr Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christian Luhr, who landed in Arkansas in 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Luhr (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Luhr (post 1700)



  • Charles Luhr, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Elk County, 1891-94

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Luhr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Luhr 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 13 October 2015 at 11:15.

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