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Yohe Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Johe, from a short form of the personal name Johannes.

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


Similar surnames: Rohe, Yohey, Lohse, Mohr, Yohn, Ohl, Bohr, Boe, Voge, Rohm

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Where is the Yohe family from?

You can see how Yohe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yohe family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Yohe families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Yohe family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Yohe's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Yohe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yohe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yohe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yohe. 22% of Yohe men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Yohe women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yohe were Clerk and Housekeeper.

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Yohe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yohe 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Yohe. 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 Yohe. For the veterans among your Yohe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yohe lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Yohe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Yohe in 1944 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

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