Johns Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from John. As a German name it may also be a reduced form of Johannes. Americanized form of Swiss German Schantz.

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


Similar surnames: John, Jons, Joens, Johnk, Jorns, Jahns, Koons, Johnsen, Joanis, Kuhns

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Johns Family Origin

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Johns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Student

    6%
  • Miner

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Johns occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Johns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Johns family was Laborer. Farmer, Student and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Johns.

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Johns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Johns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Johns in 1940 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johns

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