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Ohi Family History

Ohi 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: Shi, Chi, Oh, Ohl, Oki, Ohm, Ori, Obi, Ohr, Oei

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Where is the Ohi family from?

You can see how Ohi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohi family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Ohi family living in California. This was about 25% of all the recorded Ohi's in USA. California and 3 other states had the highest population of Ohi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohi. 100% of Ohi 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
    100%
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What Ohi family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 770 census records available for the last name Ohi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohi 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 323 immigration records available for the last name Ohi. 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 Ohi. For the veterans among your Ohi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohi lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Ohi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ohi in 1971 was 70, and 71 in 2003.

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