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Bahn Surname Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German or Middle Low German bān ‘open space public area’. East German (of Slavic origin): topographic name from Sorbian bahno ‘swamp’. North German and East Frisian: from an ancient Germanic personal name of uncertain origin. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 彭 see Peng

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bann, Ahn, Bahl, Bain, Bohn, Hahn, Kahn, Bahr, Jahn, Fahn

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Where is the Bahn family from?

You can see how Bahn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bahn family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bahn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Bahn families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Bahn's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Bahn families in 1891.
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What did your Bahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Bahn. 100% of Bahn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bahn 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bahn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Bahn. For the veterans among your Bahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bahn lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Bahn in 1950 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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