Dahan Family History

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Dahan Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): occupational name from an Arabic word meaning ‘someone who coats with oil’, most likely a painter or a dealer in oil.

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

Similar surnames: Tahan, Dagan, Dayan, Taran, Gahan, Dean, Hasan, Hahn, Cahan, Daman

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Dahan Family Origin

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Dahan Family Occupations

What did your Dahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dahan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Dahan's were Farmers. Farmer and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dahan.

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  • Farmer

  • School


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dahan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 693 census records available for the last name Dahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dahan 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

There are 532 immigration records available for the last name Dahan. 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 Card

There are 59 military records available for the last name Dahan. For the veterans among your Dahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Dahan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dahan in 1962 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dahan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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