Hohn Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German hon ‘chicken’, hence a nickname, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who raised poultry. North German: topographic name from an old word, hon, meaning ‘bog’. North German: variant of Hoehn 2. South German (Höhn): variant of Hoehne. South German: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Huhn, Hoehn, Hahn, Horn, Bohn, Hoen, John, Mohn, Sohn, Kohn

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Hohn Family Origin

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Hohn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Keeping House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Hohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hohn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hohn. A less common occupation for the Hohn family was Keeping House.

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Hohn Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Hohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hohn in 1951 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hohn

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