Johann Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Johann Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Johann, a vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Johanns, John, Johansen, Hann, Johns, Johanek, Johannes, Jann, Domann

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Johann Family Origin

Where is the Johann family from?

Johann Family Occupations

What did your Johann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Johann occupation in the UK was Furrier. 100% of Johann's were Furriers.

View Census data for Johann | Data not to scale

  • Furrier


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

Johann Historical Records

What Johann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Johann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Johann

Passenger List

There are 23,000 immigration records available for the last name Johann. 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.

View all Johann immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Johann. For the veterans among your Johann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Johann military records

You've only scratched the surface of Johann family history.

Johann Life Expectancy

What is the average Johann lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Johann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Johann in 1947 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johann 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.

Look up another name