Gahn Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jahn, Hahn, Rahn, Gahr, Gann, Gohn, Kahn, Fahn, Hahne, Bahn

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Gahn Family Origin

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Gahn Family Occupations

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  • Paper Ruler

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gahn occupation in the UK was Paper Ruler. 100% of Gahn's were Paper Rulers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Gahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gahn in 1944 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gahn

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