Glahn Name Meaning

nickname for a lethargic person, from Middle High German glan ‘sluggish’. habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Lahn, Grahn, Glen, Glave, Hahn, Ahn, Gann, Garn, Gnann, Glade

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Glahn Family Origin

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Glahn Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glahn family was Ceiling Wax Manufacture. The most common Glahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Glahn's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glahn.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Banker

    5%
  • Ceiling Wax Manufacture

    5%

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Glahn Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Glahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glahn in 1963 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

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