Lohse Family History

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Lohse Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places called Loose, or from places called Loosen or Lohsa (see Loos). German: short form of the personal name Nikolaus, the German form of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Lose, Dohse, Loose, Lause, Yohe, Bohle, Ose, Gohde, Fosse, Leise

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Lohse Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lohse name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lohse. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    36%

  • Germanic Europe

    26%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Norway

    6%

  • Sweden

    6%

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Lohse Family Origin

Where is the Lohse family from?

Lohse Family Occupations

What did your Lohse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lohse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lohse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lohse family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Carpenter and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lohse.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Porter

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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

Lohse Historical Records

What Lohse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lohse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lohsecensus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lohse. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lohse. For the veterans among your Lohse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lohse Life Expectancy

What is the average Lohse lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lohse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lohse in 1954 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lohse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lohse 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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