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Zohn Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic):: variant of Sohn . nickname from Yiddish tson ‘tooth’ (German Zahn).

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


Similar surnames: Zahn, Hohn, Sohn, Mohn, Zorn, Rohn, Kohn, Bohn, Hon, Krohn

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Where is the Zohn family from?

You can see how Zohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zohn family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zohn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 34 Zohn families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Zohn's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Zohn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zohn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zohn. 20% of Zohn men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Zohn women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zohn were Proprietor and Supervisor. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Clerical
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Supervisor
    14%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zohn 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 532 immigration records available for the last name Zohn. 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 402 military records available for the last name Zohn. For the veterans among your Zohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zohn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zohn in 1962 was 77, and 87 in 2004.

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