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Ohy Family History

Ohy 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: Oh, Ohl, Ory, Ohm, Shy, Ohr, Hy, Ohs, Phy, John

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Where is the Ohy family from?

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

What did your Ohy ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ohy ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Ohy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 51 census records available for the last name Ohy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohy 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Ohy. 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 military records available for the last name Ohy. For the veterans among your Ohy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohy lifespan?

Between 1979 and 1999, in the United States, Ohy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ohy in 1979 was 69, and 94 in 1999.

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