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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

What did your Hohn ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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

Hohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hohn 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hohn. 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 Hohn. For the veterans among your Hohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Hohn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hohn 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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