Dehn Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt). from the personal name Daniel. (also Danish): ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle Low German, Danish dene ‘Dane’. In the Middle Ages Denmark extended as far south as the River Eider. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow, from Middle Low German denne ‘hollow’, ‘shallow valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Dein, Rehn, Behn, Fehn, Dern, Dehm, Dohn, Duin, Denz

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Dehn Family Origin

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  • Export Merchant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Dehn occupation in the UK was Export Merchant. 100% of Dehn's were Export Merchants.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Dehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dehn in 1940 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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