Yohn Family History

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Yohn Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German John.

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

Similar surnames: Yahn, Hohn, Yohe, Yoho, Bohn, John, Kohn, Gohn, Yoss, Yost

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Yohn Family Origin

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Yohn Family Occupations

What did your Yohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yohn. The most common Yohn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Yohn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Yohn family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Yohn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Yohn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yohn 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 282 immigration records available for the last name Yohn. 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 Yohn. For the veterans among your Yohn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Yohn lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Yohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Yohn in 1940 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yohn 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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