Grahn Name Meaning

Eastern German (under Slavic influence): perhaps a habitational name from such places as Granow, Grana, and Gran. North German (Grä(h)n): a North German variant of Grün (see Gruen). Swedish: ornamental spelling of gran ‘spruce’. This may be an ornamental name, a topographic name, or possibly a habitational name from a place called Gran.

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


Similar surnames: Gran, Gruhn, Grado, Ahn, Hahn, Grass, Rain, Glahn, Gramm, Grau

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Grahn Family Origin

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Grahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Tailor

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Grahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Grahn's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grahn. A less common occupation for the Grahn family was Blacksmith.

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Grahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Grahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Grahn in 1962 was 28, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grahn

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