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Ohs Family History

Ohs Name Meaning

Swedish and North German: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ohm, Oss, Ohl, Ohms, Vohs, Mohs, Ochs, Rohs, Yohn, Bohr

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Where is the Ohs family from?

You can see how Ohs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ohs family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ohs families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Ohs family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ohs's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Ohs families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ohs ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ohs. 30% of Ohs men worked as a Salesman. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ohs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohs 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Ohs. 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 626 military records available for the last name Ohs. For the veterans among your Ohs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohs lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Ohs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ohs in 1958 was 60, and 66 in 2003.

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