Dan Name Meaning

Ethnic name in various European languages (including Danish and English) meaning ‘Dane’. Romanian: unexplained. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

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Dan Family Origin

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Dan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dan family was Carpenter. The most common Dan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dan.

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Dan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Dan in 1957 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dan

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