Dahn Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in the Rhine Palatinate called Dahn. (Dähn): ethnic name for a Dane, from Old Norse Dan-.

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


Similar surnames: Dahl, Fahn, Dehn, Dahm, Dan, Hain, Lahn, Dann, Daun, Drain

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Dahn Family Origin

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Dahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Baker

    2%
  • Black Smith

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahn. A less common occupation for the Dahn family was Black Smith. The most common Dahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dahn's were Farmers.

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Dahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Dahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dahn in 1953 was 75, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahn

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