Dann Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a woodland pasture, from Middle English denn ‘woodland pasture, especially for swine’ (Old English denn, dænn). Scottish: from a short form of the personal name Daniel. German and French (Alsace): topographic name for someone who lived by a pine tree, from Old High German tanna ‘pine tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Bann, Wann, Mann, Gann, Kann, Tann, Pann, Dane, Rann, Nann

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Dann Family Origin

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Dann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Dann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Dann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dann. A less common occupation for the Dann family was Carpenter.

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Dann Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Dann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dann in 1955 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dann

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