Zahn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with a large or peculiar tooth or a remarkable or defective set of teeth, from Middle High German zan(t) ‘tooth’, German Zahn.

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


Similar surnames: Hahn, Zahl, Ahn, Zahm, Kahn, Zaun, Zohn, Bahn, Rahn, Zinn

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Zahn Family Origin

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Zahn Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    33%
  • Dress Maker

    33%
  • Hawker Traveller

    33%

In 1881, Baker and Dress Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zahn. A less common occupation for the Zahn family was Hawker Traveller. The most common Zahn occupation in the UK was Baker. 33% of Zahn's were Bakers.

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Zahn Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Zahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zahn in 1941 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zahn

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