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Ihnen Family History

Ihnen Name Meaning
North German and Frisian: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic compound name formed with irmin- ‘great’, ‘powerful’ as its first element.

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

46,977 Historical Documents with Ihnen on Ancestry.com
1,782 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
38,549 Military Records
140 Immigration Records
1,422 Census and Voter Lists
5,084 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ihnen Families

  • Number of Ihnen families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ihnen families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ihnen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ihnen census records

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Ihnen Family Origin

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Ihnen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ihnen

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Ihnen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ihnen census records

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Military Service by Ihnen

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