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Oha Family History

Oha Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Oh, Ha, Oda, Ota, Cha, Ohl, Ohm, Sha, Oja, Ola

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Where is the Oha family from?

You can see how Oha families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oha family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Oha families living in Illinois. This was about 40% of all the recorded Oha's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Oha families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oha surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oha ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Oha. 100% of Oha men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 268 census records available for the last name Oha. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oha 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 106 immigration records available for the last name Oha. 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 29 military records available for the last name Oha. For the veterans among your Oha ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oha lifespan?

Between 1984 and 2002, in the United States, Oha life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Oha in 1984 was 71, and 63 in 2002.

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