Yahn Family History

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Yahn Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jahn.

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

Similar surnames: Yawn, Yahr, Yohn, Cahn, Yan, Yaun, Yach, Yehl, Rahn, Zahn

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Yahn Family Origin

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Yahn Family Occupations

What did your Yahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yahn. 25% of Yahn men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Yahn women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yahn were Truck Driver and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Machine Operator

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

Yahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Yahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yahn 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Yahn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Yahn. For the veterans among your Yahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Yahn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Yahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Yahn in 1957 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yahn 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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