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Johannes Family History

Johannes Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the personal name Johannes (see John ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Johanns, Yohannes, Johansen, Johann, Hannes, Johannsen, Johnsen

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Where is the Johannes family from?

You can see how Johannes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johannes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Johannes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 25 Johannes families living in London. This was about 74% of all the recorded Johannes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Johannes families in 1891.
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What did your Johannes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Johannes. 100% of Johannes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Johannes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johannes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Johannes. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Johannes. For the veterans among your Johannes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johannes lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Johannes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Johannes in 1944 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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