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Athearn Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Various proposals about the origin of the name have been put forward, the most plausible being that it is a topographic name from early Middle English atte hærn ‘at the stones’ (see Hern 5).

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

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Athearn Family Origin

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Athearn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Athearn. A less common occupation for the Athearn family was Farm Laborer. The most common Athearn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Athearn's were Farmers.

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Athearn Life Expectancy

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