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Oh Surname Meaning

Korean: variant of O Japanese: variant of Ō (see O ). Chinese: Teochew or Hokkien or Taiwanese form of the surname 胡 see Hu This pronunciation is found in eastern Guangdong province Fujian province and Taiwan from where people migrated to Singapore Malaysia and other parts of Southeast Asia. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 鄂 see E .

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

Similar surnames: Yoh, Im, Ou, Lu, Oe, Toh, Qi, Du, Che, O

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Where is the Oh family from?

You can see how Oh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oh families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Oh family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Oh's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Oh families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Oh. 45% of Oh men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Proprietor
  • Janitor
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Oh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oh 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Oh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Oh. For the veterans among your Oh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oh lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Oh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Oh in 1964 was 84, and 65 in 2004.

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