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Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. AH-ho
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Contributor Contrib.Goweegie2 on 9/7/2014
As a Finnish surname, it is derived from Finnish aho "glade", "forest clearing". It was also formerly a popular ornamental name in Northern Finland, especially among Swedes living there. It is now a 'protected' surname in Finland, which means someone may only bear it via birthright or marriage.It can also be a contracted form of Ahonen.