Hahn Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’, hence a nickname for a conceited or sexually active man. In some instances it may have been a habitational name from a house bearing the sign of a rooster. German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Hahn ‘rooster’, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames based on vocabulary words denoting birds or animals.

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


Similar surnames: Hain, Hohn, Han, Kahn, Haan, Huhn, Jahn, Ahn, Zahn, Fahn

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Hahn Family Origin

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Hahn Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Hahn Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Hahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hahn in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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