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Nuhn Name Meaning

German: perhaps from Nunno an Old High German personal name and ultimately a nursery word or from Middle High German niun nūn ‘nine’ hence a nickname for a member of a group of nine men.

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


Similar surnames: Nunn, Huhn, Kuhn, Buhl, Hahn, Nonn, Ahn, Kuehn, Uhr, Jahn

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Where is the Nuhn family from?

You can see how Nuhn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nuhn family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nuhn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 19 Nuhn families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Nuhn's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nuhn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nuhn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nuhn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Nuhn. 75% of Nuhn 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
    75%
  • Farming
    25%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nuhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nuhn 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Nuhn. 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 519 military records available for the last name Nuhn. For the veterans among your Nuhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nuhn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Nuhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nuhn in 1950 was 54, and 89 in 2004.

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