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

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  • Baker

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Baker Employing 1 Man

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    6%

In 1881, the most common Kuhn occupation in the UK was Baker. 13% of Kuhn's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Kuhn family was Boot Maker. Baker, Tailor and Baker Employing 1 Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhn.

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Kuhn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhn

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