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Dehn Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt). from the personal name Daniel. (also Danish): ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle Low German, Danish dene ‘Dane’. In the Middle Ages Denmark extended as far south as the River Eider. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow, from Middle Low German denne ‘hollow’, ‘shallow valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Dein, Rehn, Behn, Fehn, Dern, Dehm, Dohn, Duin, Denz

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Dehn Family Origin

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Dehn Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dehn family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehn. The most common Dehn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dehn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Dehn Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Dehn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dehn in 1940 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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