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Jacobsohn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob .

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

Similar surnames: Jacobson, Jacobs, Jacobsen, Jacobitz, Jacobsma, Aaronson, Jacob

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Where is the Jacobsohn family from?

You can see how Jacobsohn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jacobsohn family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Jacobsohn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Jacobsohn families living in Ohio. This was about 57% of all the recorded Jacobsohn's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Jacobsohn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jacobsohn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jacobsohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jacobsohn. 100% of Jacobsohn men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Jacobsohn women worked as a Secretary. .

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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

  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 765 census records available for the last name Jacobsohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacobsohn 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Jacobsohn. 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 920 military records available for the last name Jacobsohn. For the veterans among your Jacobsohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jacobsohn lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Jacobsohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Jacobsohn in 1960 was 71, and 75 in 2003.

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