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Huhn Family History

Huhn Name Meaning
(also Hühn): nickname for a tall man, from Middle High German hiune ‘giant’, ‘monster’, ‘bogeyman’, from Middle High German Hiune ‘Hun’, a word probably ultimately of Turkic origin.(also Hühn): from an old personal name derived from the Germanic element hun ‘bear cub’.metonymic occupational name for a poultry keeper, from Middle High German huon ‘hen’.

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

79,486 Historical Documents with Huhn on Ancestry.com
29,576 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,512 Military Records
3,227 Immigration Records
15,046 Census and Voter Lists
27,125 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Huhn Families

  • Number of Huhn families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Huhn families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Huhn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Huhn census records

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Huhn Family Origin

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Huhn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Huhn

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Huhn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Huhn census records

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Huhn Civil War Service Records

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