Gohn Family History

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Gohn Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Johann (see John).

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

Similar surnames: John, Gahn, Hohn, Rohn, Mohn, Goen, Dohn, Hahn, Kohn, Sohn

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Gohn Family Origin

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Gohn Family Occupations

What did your Gohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gohn. 16% of Gohn men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Gohn women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gohn were Proprietor and Cigar Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Cigar Maker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gohn 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Gohn. 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 Gohn. For the veterans among your Gohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Gohn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gohn in 1943 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gohn 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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