Huhn Family History

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Huhn Name Meaning

(also Hühn): nickname for a tall man, from Middle High German hiune ‘giant’, ‘monster’, ‘bogeyman’, from Middle High German Hiune ‘Hun’, a word probably ultimately of Turkic origin. (also Hühn): from an old personal name derived from the Germanic element hun ‘bear cub’. metonymic occupational name for a poultry keeper, from Middle High German huon ‘hen’.

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


Similar surnames: Hohn, Hunn, Hahn, Nuhn, Hain, Kuhn, Hehl, Kuehn, Uhr, Uhl

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Huhn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huhn name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    44%

  • Germanic Europe

    21%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    17%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Huhn Family Origin

Where is the Huhn family from?

Huhn Family Occupations

What did your Huhn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Huhn family was Carpenter. The most common Huhn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Huhn's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huhn.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Huhn Historical Records

What Huhn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Huhn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huhn 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Huhn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Huhn. For the veterans among your Huhn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huhn Life Expectancy

What is the average Huhn lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Huhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Huhn in 1949 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huhn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huhn 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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