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Koehne Name Meaning

North German (Köhne): see Kohne .

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

Similar surnames: Koehn, Kohne, Koehnke, Boehne, Kiehne, Koehnen, Kuehne, Keane, Boehle

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Where is the Koehne family from?

You can see how Koehne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koehne family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Koehne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Koehne families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Koehne's in USA. New York had the highest population of Koehne families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koehne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koehne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Koehne. 34% of Koehne men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Koehne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koehne were Attorney At Law and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Attorney At Law

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Koehne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koehne 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 673 immigration records available for the last name Koehne. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Koehne. For the veterans among your Koehne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Koehne lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Koehne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Koehne in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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