Jahns Family History

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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

What did your Jahns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Carpenter and Agent For Sterns Co. Milwaukee were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jahns.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Agent For Sterns Co. Milwaukee

    6%
  • At Home

    6%

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

Jahns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jahns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jahns 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jahns. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jahns. For the veterans among your Jahns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jahns Life Expectancy

What is the average Jahns lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jahns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jahns 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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