Dohn Family History

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Dohn Name Meaning

German (Döhn): from a derivative of the personal name Ant(h)on, German form of Anthony.

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

Similar surnames: John, Mohn, Dehn, Hohn, Kohn, Gohn, Sohn, Rohn, Dohm, Bohn

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Dohn Family Origin

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Dohn Family Occupations

What did your Dohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bar Keeper and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dohn. A less common occupation for the Dohn family was Butsher. The most common Dohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dohn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bar Keeper

  • Bookkeeper

  • Butsher


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

Dohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dohn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dohn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dohn. For the veterans among your Dohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Dohn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dohn in 1951 was 22, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dohn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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