Dehn Family History
Dehn Name Meaning
German: from a short form (of the first part) of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt ). German: from the personal name Daniel . German and 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. German: 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 2nd edition, 2022