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Ohe Family History

Ohe 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: He, Oh, Che, Ore, Ohl, Ose, Oe, Ohm, Oye, Rohe

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Where is the Ohe family from?

You can see how Ohe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohe family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ohe families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Ohe families living in Devon. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohe's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Ohe families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohe. 42% of Ohe men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohe 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 609 immigration records available for the last name Ohe. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ohe. For the veterans among your Ohe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohe lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Ohe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ohe in 1964 was 84, and 61 in 2004.

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