Loh Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone living by a wood or brushland, Middle Low German lo, loge, lage. Chinese : variant of Luo 1.

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

Similar surnames: Loo, Hoh, Lau, Roh, Loch, Lo, Loy, Low, Blohm, Lok

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Loh Family Origin

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Loh Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Loh. 34% of Loh men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Loh women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loh were Wire Drawer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Wire Drawer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

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

Loh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Loh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loh 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Loh. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Loh. For the veterans among your Loh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loh Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Loh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Loh in 1963 was 68, and 82 in 2004.

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