Fohn Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (also Föhn): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Dohn, Yoho, Sohn, Fahn, Frohn, Mohn, Fehn, Bohn, Hohn, John

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Fohn Family Origin

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Fohn Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer; Dealer ...

    25%
  • Mechanic

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fohn family was Teamster. The most common Fohn occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Fohn's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer; Dealer ... and Mechanic were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fohn.

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Fohn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Fohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Fohn in 1957 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fohn

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