Hahn Family History

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Hahn Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’, hence a nickname for a conceited or sexually active man. In some instances it may have been a habitational name from a house bearing the sign of a rooster. German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Hahn ‘rooster’, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames based on vocabulary words denoting birds or animals.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Hohn, Han, Kahn, Haan, Huhn, Jahn, Ahn, Zahn, Fahn

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Hahn Family Origin

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Hahn Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hahn. 33% of Hahn men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hahn women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hahn were Farming and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Merchant
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Student
    10%
  • Artist
    7%
  • Domestic
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 181,000 census records available for the last name Hahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hahn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 67,000 military records available for the last name Hahn. For the veterans among your Hahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hahn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hahn in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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