Kohan Family History

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Kohan Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and eastern Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen.

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


Similar surnames: Kahan, Kogan, Kohn, Cohan, Kohen, Kahane, Kuhn, Kohut, Kochan, Koran

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Kohan Family Origin

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Kohan Family Occupations

What did your Kohan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kohan family was Laborer. Keeping House, Driver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohan. The most common Kohan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 40% of Kohan's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    40%
  • Driver

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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

Kohan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kohan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kohan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kohan in 1956 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohan 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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