Jahns Name Meaning

German: patronymic from the personal name Jahn.

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


Similar surnames: Jans, Jahn, Johns, Hahn, Janz, Bahn, Kuhns, Jahner, Kahrs, Jakes

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Jahns Family Origin

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Jahns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Agent For Sterns Co. Milwaukee

    6%
  • At Home

    6%

In 1880, farmer, Carpenter and Agent For Sterns Co. Milwaukee were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jahns. The most common Jahns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Jahns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jahns family was At Home.

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Jahns Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Jahns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jahns in 1960 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jahns

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