Kahan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen.

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

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Kahan Family Origin

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Kahan Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Clothing Store

    14%
  • Coal Heaver

    14%
  • Express Man

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kahan family was Express Man. Cigar Maker, Clothing Store and Coal Heaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kahan. The most common Kahan occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 14% of Kahan's were Cigar Makers.

Source: Census data for Kahan | Data not to scale

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Kahan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Kahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kahan in 1956 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahan

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