Gohn Family History

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Gohn Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Johann (see John).

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


Similar surnames: John, Gahn, Hohn, Rohn, Mohn, Goen, Dohn, Hahn, Kohn, Sohn

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Gohn Family Origin

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Gohn Family Occupations

What did your Gohn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gohn occupation in Canada was Farmer. 45% of Gohn's were Farmers. Farmer and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gohn. A less common occupation for the Gohn family was Cultivateur.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • School

    45%
  • Cultivateur

    9%

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

Gohn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gohn Life Expectancy

What is the average Gohn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gohn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gohn in 1943 was 30, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gohn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gohn 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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