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Hahn Name Meaning

German (also Hähn): from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’ hence a nickname for a conceited or quarrelsome man. In some instances it may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house bearing the sign of a rooster. German (also Hähn): patronymic from a shortened form of the personal name Johannes (see John ). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden. Compare Haehn . Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Hahn ‘rooster’ (compare 1 above). Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 韩 see Han Korean: variant of Han

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hain, Hohn, Han, Kahn, Haan, Huhn, Jahn, Ahn, Zahn, Fahn

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You can see how Hahn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hahn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hahn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 118 Hahn families living in London. This was about 52% of all the recorded Hahn's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hahn families in 1891.
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What did your Hahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Leather Dresser Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hahn. 50% of Hahn men worked as a Leather Dresser Machinist and 72% of Hahn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hahn were Dentist and Unpaid Household Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Leather Dresser Machinist
  • Dentist

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Household Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Hahn. 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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There are 67,000 military records available for the last name Hahn. For the veterans among your Hahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hahn lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hahn in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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