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Oho Family History

Oho 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: Cho, Oh, Ho, Aho, Ohl, Ono, Ohm, Ohr, Omo, Yoho

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Where is the Oho family from?

You can see how Oho families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oho family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Oho families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Oho families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Oho's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Oho families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oho surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oho ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Oho. 67% of Oho 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
    67%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 765 census records available for the last name Oho. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oho 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Oho. 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 Oho. For the veterans among your Oho ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oho lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1998, in the United States, Oho life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Oho in 1973 was 66, and 58 in 1998.

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