Rohn Family History

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Rohn Name Meaning

nickname for a coarse or uncouth person, from Middle High German ron(e) ‘stump’, ‘block’. habitational name from places named 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 ©2013, Oxford University Press

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

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Rohn Family Origin

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Rohn Family Occupations

What did your Rohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rohn occupation in the UK was Furrier. 100% of Rohn's were Furriers.

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Rohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Rohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rohn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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 Card

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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Rohn Life Expectancy

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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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