Dann Family History

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Dann Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a woodland pasture, from Middle English denn ‘woodland pasture, especially for swine’ (Old English denn, dænn). Scottish: from a short form of the personal name Daniel. German and French (Alsace): topographic name for someone who lived by a pine tree, from Old High German tanna ‘pine tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Bann, Wann, Mann, Gann, Kann, Tann, Pann, Dane, Rann, Nann

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Dann Family Origin

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Dann Family Occupations

What did your Dann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dann. 3% of Dann men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Dann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dann were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Dann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Dann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dann 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Dann. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Dann. For the veterans among your Dann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dann Life Expectancy

What is the average Dann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dann in 1955 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dann 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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