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Rohn Surname Meaning

German:: nickname for a coarse or uncouth person from Middle High German ron(e) ‘stump block’. habitational name from any of the places called Rohne Rohna or Ronau in Silesia Thuringia and Saxony. from a short form of the medieval personal name Hieronymus (see Jerome ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rahn, Rohr, Mohn, Roan, Krohn, Hohn, Rohe, Roen, Rohm, John

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Where is the Rohn family from?

You can see how Rohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rohn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Rohn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 13 Rohn families living in Lancashire. This was about 62% of all the recorded Rohn's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Rohn families in 1891.
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What did your Rohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Rohn. 100% of Rohn men worked as a Private Means and 100% of Rohn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Rohn. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rohn. For the veterans among your Rohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rohn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rohn in 1948 was 48, and 84 in 2004.

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