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Hoh Family History

Hoh Name Meaning

German (also Höh): topographic name or nickname from Middle High German hoch, ho ‘high’ (see Hoch). Chinese: variant of Hu.

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


Similar surnames: Hoch, Loh, Hohn, Hohl, Hoy, Roh, Hohm, Hon, Hoo, Hau

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Where is the Hoh family from?

You can see how Hoh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoh family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoh families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Hoh family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Hoh's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hoh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoh. 22% of Hoh men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Hoh women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoh were Clerk and Saleslady.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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What Hoh family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoh 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoh. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hoh. For the veterans among your Hoh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoh lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hoh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hoh in 1954 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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