Kirn Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Kirn, a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate, the name of which probably derives from Middle High German kürne ‘mill’. in eastern Germany, possibly from a Sorbian word meaning ‘ravine’ or ‘drain’, related to Czech krn ‘ravine’, krne ‘gutter’, ‘water channel’, ‘drain’.

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


Similar surnames: Kern, Kinn, Korn, Hirn, Wire, Kirk, Kin, Kuhn, Corn, Kitz

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Kirn Family Origin

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Kirn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Machinist

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirn family was Machinist. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirn. The most common Kirn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kirn's were Farmers.

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Between 1952 and 2004, Kirn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kirn in 1952 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirn

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