Mohn Family History

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Mohn Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a grower of poppies, from Middle High German man ‘poppy’. from a short form of the Germanic personal name Monrad, composed of the elements mun ‘spirit’, ‘thought’ + rat ‘counsel’. variant of German Möhn (see Moehn).

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

Similar surnames: Mohr, Hohn, Bohn, Rohn, Sohn, John, Kohn, Moon, Moen, Mock

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Mohn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mohn name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mohn. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Mohn Family Origin

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Mohn Family Occupations

What did your Mohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mohn. The most common Mohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mohn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mohn family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Mohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mohn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mohn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mohn. For the veterans among your Mohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Mohn lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mohn in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mohn 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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