Kohn Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen. North German (also Köhn): from the personal name Kohn or Köhn, former Low German short forms of Konrad.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhn, Kahn, Kohne, Hohn, Korn, Krohn, Sohn, Bohn, Koen, Mohn

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Kohn Family Origin

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Kohn Family Occupations

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  • Bamboo Mounter (Umbrella)

    9%
  • Boardinghouse Keeper

    9%
  • Book Agent

    9%
  • Boot Maker

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kohn family was Boot Maker. Bamboo Mounter (Umbrella), Boardinghouse Keeper and Book Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohn. The most common Kohn occupation in the UK was Bamboo Mounter (Umbrella). 9% of Kohn's were Bamboo Mounter (Umbrella)s.

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Kohn Historical Records

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Kohn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Kohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kohn in 1945 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohn

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