Kuhn Family History

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Kuhn Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Kuno, a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad). The German word kühn, meaning ‘bold’, may have influenced the popularity of this short form, but is not necessarily the immediate source of it. German: variant spelling of Kühn(e) (see Kuehn). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German kühn ‘bold’, but in some cases an altered spelling of Cohn or Kohn (see Cohen).

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


Similar surnames: Kohn, Kahn, Kuhl, Kuehn, Huhn, Kihn, Kuhr, Uhr, Nuhn, Kuhns

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Kuhn Family Origin

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Kuhn Family Occupations

What did your Kuhn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, American Newspaper Correspond and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kuhn. 2% of Kuhn men worked as an American Newspaper Correspond and 34% of Kuhn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuhn were Builders Brassfoundry Maker Up and Automatic Telephone Oil Silk Coil Coverer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • American Newspaper Correspond
    2%
  • Ass Buyer Of Leather fur Fir Glov
    2%
  • Baker (seeking Work)
    2%
  • Builders Brassfoundry Maker Up
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Automatic Telephone Oil Silk Coil Coverer
    2%

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

Kuhn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 138,000 census records available for the last name Kuhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuhn 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 54,000 immigration records available for the last name Kuhn. 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 62,000 military records available for the last name Kuhn. For the veterans among your Kuhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kuhn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kuhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1942. The average life expectancy for Kuhn in 1940 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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