Degn Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: occupational name from degn ‘deacon’, from Latin diaconus ‘servant’. German: variant of Degen.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Degan, Degen, Dein, Dehn, Degon, Dehm, Dern, Deen, Devon

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Degn Family Origin

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Degn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Degn occupation in the USA was Watchman. 100% of Degn's were Watchmans.

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Degn Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Degn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Degn in 1954 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

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