Haan Family History

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Haan Name Meaning

Dutch: from haan ‘rooster’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a cockerel or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a rooster. Belgian and Dutch (van Haan): habitational name from any of several places named Haan, in particular in Brabant and West Flanders. German: variant of Hahn.

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


Similar surnames: Haar, Hahn, Haas, Haag, Hain, Han, Hand, Haaf, Hearn, Cain

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Haan Family Origin

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Haan Family Occupations

What did your Haan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ash Carrier (cleaning Dept) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Haan. 12% of Haan men worked as an Ash Carrier (cleaning Dept) and 43% of Haan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haan were Headmaster and Daily Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ash Carrier (cleaning Dept)
    12%
  • Electrical Mechanical radio Engi
    12%
  • For Sale Tolacased The Bicar
    12%
  • Headmaster
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Bakers Manageress
    8%
  • Beauty Specialist Manufac Toilet Prepara
    8%
  • Daily Help
    8%

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

Haan Historical Records

What Haan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Haan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Haan

Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Haan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Haan. For the veterans among your Haan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haan Life Expectancy

What is the average Haan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Haan in 1954 was 22, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haan 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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