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Kihn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kühn (see Kuehn ) or Kiene .

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


Similar surnames: Kuhn, Kohn, Kahn, Kehn, Kiehn, Rihn, Kihm, Bihn, Kien, Kohen

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Where is the Kihn family from?

You can see how Kihn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kihn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kihn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Kihn families living in Manitoba. This was about 92% of all the recorded Kihn's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kihn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kihn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kihn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kihn. 72% of Kihn men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Cultivateur
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kihn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kihn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 795 immigration records available for the last name Kihn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 369 military records available for the last name Kihn. For the veterans among your Kihn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kihn lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kihn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kihn in 1959 was 51, and 91 in 2004.

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