Kohnen Family History

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Kohnen Name Meaning

German (Köhnen): variant of Köhn (see Kohn 2).

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

Similar surnames: Kohne, Koehnen, Konen, Koenen, Kohn, Kohnke, Koehne, Bohner, Hohner

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Kohnen Family Origin

Where is the Kohnen family from?

Kohnen Family Occupations

What did your Kohnen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kohnen family was Fireman. The most common Kohnen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kohnen's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohnen.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Cigar Maker

  • Fireman


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

Kohnen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kohnen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohnen 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Kohnen. 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 943 military records available for the last name Kohnen. For the veterans among your Kohnen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohnen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohnen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kohnen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kohnen in 1960 was 48, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohnen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohnen 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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