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

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Huhn Family Origin

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Huhn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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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Huhn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huhn

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