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Ohite Family History

Ohite 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: White, Hite, Leite, Hine, Ohrt, Shine, Waite, Crite, Chute, Twite

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Where is the Ohite family from?

You can see how Ohite families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohite family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Ohite families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Ohite family living in Derbyshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohite's in United Kingdom. Derbyshire had the highest population of Ohite families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohite surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohite ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Accountant was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohite. 100% of Ohite men worked as an Accountant. .

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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

  • Accountant
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Census Records

There are 65 census records available for the last name Ohite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohite 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Ohite. 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 5 military records available for the last name Ohite. For the veterans among your Ohite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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