Jahn Family History

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Jahn Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John). Eastern German: from the Czech personal name Jan, also a form of John.

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


Similar surnames: John, Jan, Hahn, Kahn, Gahn, Bahn, Fahn, Jann, Jahr, Ban

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Jahn Family Origin

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Jahn Family Occupations

What did your Jahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accounting Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jahn. 13% of Jahn men worked as an Accounting Clerk and 45% of Jahn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jahn were Opticians Manceing Cl Incapacitated and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accounting Clerk
    13%
  • Art Master Retd
    13%
  • Madelling Master College Of And Sheffeld (re
    13%
  • Opticians Manceing Cl Incapacitated
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    45%
  • Domestic Service
    12%
  • Dressmaker
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%

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

Jahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Jahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jahn 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Jahn. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Jahn. For the veterans among your Jahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Jahn lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Jahn in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jahn 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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