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Kahoe Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Keough.

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

Similar surnames: Kehoe, Mahone, Kaine, Kahle, Kahoun, Kane, Wahle, Vahle, Karre, Kable

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Where is the Kahoe family from?

You can see how Kahoe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kahoe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kahoe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kahoe families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Kahoe's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kahoe families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kahoe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kahoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kahoe. 18% of Kahoe men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Kahoe women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kahoe were Operator and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Servant
  • Waitress
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What Kahoe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kahoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kahoe 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Kahoe. 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 540 military records available for the last name Kahoe. For the veterans among your Kahoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kahoe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kahoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kahoe in 1963 was 74, and 96 in 2004.

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