Hohn Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German hon ‘chicken’, hence a nickname, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who raised poultry. North German: topographic name from an old word, hon, meaning ‘bog’. North German: variant of Hoehn 2. South German (Höhn): variant of Hoehne. South German: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Huhn, Hoehn, Hahn, Horn, Bohn, Hoen, John, Mohn, Sohn, Kohn

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Hohn Family Origin

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Hohn Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Clerk In The Pottery Trade

    25%
  • Surgeon Dentist

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hohn family was Surgeon Dentist. Bricklayer, Cigar Maker and Clerk In The Pottery Trade were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hohn. The most common Hohn occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 25% of Hohn's were Bricklayers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Hohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hohn in 1951 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hohn

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