Hafen Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle High German hafen ‘pot’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagen, Hanen, Hafer, Hayer, Hader, Faden, Haver, Hamel, Haker, Havel

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Hafen Family Origin

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Hafen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Hafen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hafen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hafen. A less common occupation for the Hafen family was Carpenter.

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Hafen Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Hafen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hafen in 1956 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hafen

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