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Kohring Family History

Kohring Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia; also Köhring): patronymic from the personal name Kohr .

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


Similar surnames: Koering, Fehring, Gehring, Wehring, Moring, Golding, Behring, Mohring

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Where is the Kohring family from?

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

What did your Kohring ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kohring. 27% of Kohring men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kohring women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kohring were Plasterer and Beauty Operator. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    14%
  • Plasterer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Beauty Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kohring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohring 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Kohring. 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 325 military records available for the last name Kohring. For the veterans among your Kohring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kohring lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kohring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kohring in 1961 was 61, and 87 in 2004.

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