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Kohn Family History

Kohn Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Cohen.North German (also Köhn): from the personal name Kohn or Köhn, former Low German short forms of Konrad.

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

279,276 Historical Documents with Kohn on Ancestry.com
87,802 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,116 Military Records
34,883 Immigration Records
60,763 Census and Voter Lists
80,712 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kohn Families

  • Number of Kohn families
     204 - 405
     69 - 203
     1 - 68
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kohn families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kohn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kohn census records

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Kohn Family Origin

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Kohn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kohn

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Kohn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kohn census records

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Kohn Civil War Service Records

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