Fahn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a bog, from a Westphalian field name van ‘marsh’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. German: a short form of the personal name Stephan (see Steven).

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


Similar surnames: Fehn, Kahn, Hahn, Fall, Jahn, Ahn, Fahr, Bahn, Grahn, Gahn

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Fahn Family Origin

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Fahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Boat Builder

    11%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

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In 1880, Farmer, Boat Builder and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fahn. A less common occupation for the Fahn family was Carpenter. The most common Fahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Fahn's were Farmers.

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Fahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Fahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fahn in 1962 was 73, and 93 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fahn

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