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Type Surname (from location)
Usage German, Jewish
Other Forms FormsRöhr, Roehr, Roer

Meaning & History

Topographic name for someone who lived in an area thickly grown with reeds, from Middle High German ror. Also a habitational name from one of the several places named with this word.
Added 10/30/2014 by anonymous
Edited 11/2/2014 by Beautiful Victory