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Ohn Family History

Ohn 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: John, Oh, Ohl, Hohn, Bohn, Ahn, Ohm, Rohn, Mohn, Lohn

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Where is the Ohn family from?

You can see how Ohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohn family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Ohn families living in California. This was about 24% of all the recorded Ohn's in USA. California had the highest population of Ohn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohn. 100% of Ohn 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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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohn 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Ohn. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Ohn. For the veterans among your Ohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohn lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Ohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ohn in 1972 was 92, and 58 in 2002.

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