Hunn Family History

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Hunn Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): from an Old English personal name, Hun(n)a. English: from a nickname derived from Old Norse húnn ‘bear cub’. German: from the personal name Huno, a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with hun ‘Hun’, ‘giant’ or hun ‘bear cub’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Gunn, Huhn, Henn, Nunn, Hunt, Hann, Hain, Dunn, Kunc, Hand

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Hunn Family Origin

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Hunn Family Occupations

What did your Hunn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hunn. A less common occupation for the Hunn family was Copper Miner. The most common Hunn occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Hunn's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Copper Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hunn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hunn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hunn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hunn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hunn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hunn. For the veterans among your Hunn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hunn Life Expectancy

What is the average Hunn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hunn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hunn in 1957 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hunn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hunn 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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