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Johanns Family History

Johanns Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from the personal name Johann (see John ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Johann, Johannes, Johannsen, Joanis, Yohannes, Johns, Jons, Johanek

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Where is the Johanns family from?

You can see how Johanns families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johanns family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Johanns families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Johanns family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Johanns's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Johanns families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johanns surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johanns ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Johanns. 50% of Johanns men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Johanns women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Johanns were Farm Hand and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Carpenter
    17%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farm Hand
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    60%
  • Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Johanns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johanns census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 983 immigration records available for the last name Johanns. 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 Cards

There are 503 military records available for the last name Johanns. For the veterans among your Johanns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johanns lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Johanns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Johanns in 1961 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

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