Ahn Name Meaning

Korean: variant of An. North German: topographic name from Germanic an ‘stream’ or ‘fen’. In Germany the family names von Ahn and von Ahnen are well established in the Hamburg area. German: alternatively, perhaps, a status name or nickname from Ahn ‘grandfather’, ‘forefather’ (Middle High German ane, an).

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


Similar surnames: Bahn, Ahl, Hahn, Arn, Ahr, Kahn, Zahn, Fahn, Rahn, Hain

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Ahn Family Origin

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Ahn Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ahn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ahn family was Carpet Weaver. Farmer, Tin Smith and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ahn.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tin Smith

    13%
  • At Home

    7%
  • Carpet Weaver

    7%

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Ahn Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ahn in 1959 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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