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Fohn Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Föhn): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Dohn, Yoho, Sohn, Fahn, Frohn, Mohn, Fehn, Bohn, Hohn, John

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Fohn Family Origin

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Fohn Family Occupations

What did your Fohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fohn occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Fohn's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Fohn family was Teamster. Farm Laborer, Farmer; Dealer ... and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fohn.

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer; Dealer ...

    25%
  • Mechanic

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fohn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fohn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fohn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fohn. For the veterans among your Fohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Fohn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fohn in 1957 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fohn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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