Hoehn Family History

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Hoehn Name Meaning

South German (Höhn): from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John). North German: from a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with hun ‘bear cub’ or hun ‘giant’ as the first element. German: habitational name from any of several places in Hesse and Bavaria called Höhn.

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

Similar surnames: Hohn, Hoen, Hoehne, Horn, Hehl, John, Kiehn, Oehl, Hoeft, Rohn

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Hoehn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hoehn name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hoehn. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hoehn Family Origin

Where is the Hoehn family from?

Hoehn Family Occupations

What did your Hoehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoehn family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoehn. The most common Hoehn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hoehn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Keeping House


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

Hoehn Historical Records

What Hoehn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hoehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoehn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoehn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hoehn. For the veterans among your Hoehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoehn Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoehn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hoehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Hoehn in 1948 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoehn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoehn 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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