Laehn Family History

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Laehn Name Meaning

German (Lähn): see Lahn.

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


Similar surnames: Daehn, Haehn, Lahn, Lehn, Rehn, Jahn, Lehr, Leh, Lohn, Ahn

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Laehn Family Origin

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Laehn Family Occupations

What did your Laehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Machinist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laehn. 13% of Laehn men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Laehn women worked as a Machinist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laehn were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
    23%
  • Assistant To Baker
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%

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

Laehn Historical Records

What Laehn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 439 census records available for the last name Laehn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laehn 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 40 immigration records available for the last name Laehn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 164 military records available for the last name Laehn. For the veterans among your Laehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laehn Life Expectancy

What is the average Laehn lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Laehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laehn in 1958 was 54, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laehn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laehn 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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