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Loh Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living by a wood or brushland, Middle Low German lo, loge, lage. Chinese : variant of Luo 1.

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


Similar surnames: Loo, Hoh, Lau, Roh, Loch, Lo, Loy, Low, Blohm, Lok

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Where is the Loh family from?

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

What did your Loh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loh. 34% of Loh men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Loh women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loh were Wire Drawer and Housework. .

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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
    34%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Wire Drawer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Housework
    29%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Loh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Loh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Loh in 1963 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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