Meaning and Origin of Uhr - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Uhr

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Disturbed

Family name origins & meanings:

  • German : from a short form of the personal name Uhrich, a variant of Ulrich.
  • German : from Middle High German ūr ‘aurochs’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bison.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : metonymic occupational name for a watch- or clock maker, from German Uhr ‘watch’, ‘clock’.