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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Hoh Family Origin

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Hoh Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoh family was Hair Spinner. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoh. The most common Hoh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hoh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cooper

  • Hair Spinner


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Hoh Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hoh Life Expectancy

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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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