Haan Family History

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Haan Name Meaning

Dutch: from haan ‘rooster’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a cockerel or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a rooster. Belgian and Dutch (van Haan): habitational name from any of several places named Haan, in particular in Brabant and West Flanders. German: variant of Hahn.

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

Similar surnames: Haar, Hahn, Haas, Haag, Hain, Han, Hand, Haaf, Hearn, Cain

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Haan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Haan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Haan Family Origin

Where is the Haan family from?

Haan Family Occupations

What did your Haan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haan family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Haan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Haan's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haan.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Carpet Weaver


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haan Historical Records

What Haan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Haan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haan 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Haan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Haan. For the veterans among your Haan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haan Life Expectancy

What is the average Haan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Haan in 1954 was 22, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haan 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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