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 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jahns. 42% of Jahns men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Jahns women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jahns were Truck Driver and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Waitress
  • Farm Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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 906 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 2,000 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.

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