Lohn Family History

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Lohn Name Meaning

habitational name from a place so named near Jülich in the lower Rhine. (Löhn) probably a topographic name (river name) from the Hannover area, from a word denoting a small, swampy area of woodland (see Loh, Lau 2).

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

Similar surnames: Luhn, Hohn, Rohr, Lahn, Rohn, Born, Lohr, Ohl, Lown, John

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Lohn Family Origin

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Lohn Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lohn. The most common Lohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lohn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lohn family was Tinner.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Tinner


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Lohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lohn Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lohn in 1950 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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