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Joh Family History

Joh Name Meaning

Korean: variant of Cho German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Koh, Jo, Joe, Roh, Joa, Jou, Noh, Loh, Toh, Hoh

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Where is the Joh family from?

You can see how Joh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Joh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Joh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Joh family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Joh's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Joh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Joh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Joh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Joh. 35% of Joh men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
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What Joh family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Joh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Joh 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 Joh. 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 756 military records available for the last name Joh. For the veterans among your Joh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Joh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Joh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Joh in 1963 was 89, and 80 in 2003.

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