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Noh Name Meaning

Korean: variant of No. Mexican (Mayan): nickname or ornamental name from a word meaning ‘big’, ‘big or chief thing’, ‘right hand’, or ‘irregularly shaped gourd’.

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

Similar surnames: Roh, Noy, Noe, Hoh, Noth, Noa, Loh, Joh, Nohl, No

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Where is the Noh family from?

You can see how Noh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noh family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Noh families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Noh family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Noh's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Noh families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Noh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Noh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Noh. 58% of Noh men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Ranching
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Noh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noh 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Noh. 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 Noh. For the veterans among your Noh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Noh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Noh in 1963 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

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