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

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  • Bootmaker

    33%
  • Clerk In Life Assurance Office

    33%
  • Wood Turner

    33%

In 1881, Bootmaker and Clerk In Life Assurance Office were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jahn. A less common occupation for the Jahn family was Wood Turner. The most common Jahn occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 33% of Jahn's were Bootmakers.

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Jahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jahn

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