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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Alt. Meaning

J is for joy, that you always bring.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Notable Persons Named Joh

Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen was a board of directors, farmer, harvest, and earthworks (engineering). Joh was given the name Johannes Bjelke-Petersen on January 13th, 1911 in Dannevirke, New Zealand. He left this life on April 23rd, 2005.


Joh Sasaki is a historical fiction, crime fiction, adventure, mystery, suspense, young adult fiction, mystery fiction, and young-adult fiction writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Joh was born on March 16th, 1950 in Yūbari, Hokkaido.


Joh was born on March 11th, 1938 in Tokyo. He left this life in 1991.


Joh was born in 1890. He left this life in 1960.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Joh

Tiffany was born on December 8th, 1986 in Philadelphia.


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Popularity of Joh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joh U.S.
  White 18.06% 64.26%
  African American 12.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.13% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joh

People with the last name Joh are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Joh

  • How Popular is the name Joh? Joh is the 18,323rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Joh was the 36,154th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Joh have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 409 babies born with the first name Joh in the United States. That's more than enough people named Joh to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joh? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1949 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Joh first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joh is Tuesday, July 12th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Joh born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joh was in 1982 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Joh Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Joh is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Joh: Your name in reverse order is Hoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jho. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 620 people with the last name Joh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Joh as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.