Dahn Family History

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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

What did your Dahn ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Baker

    2%
  • Black Smith

    2%

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Dahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dahn. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dahn. For the veterans among your Dahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahn lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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