Kann Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Low German, Danish kanne, German Kanne ‘jug’, ‘flagon’ (Latin canna), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs, or in some cases possibly a habitational name for someone who lived at a house or tavern distinguished by the sign of a flagon. German (Austria): from a short form of the personal name Candidus. Jewish (Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen.

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

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Kann Family Origin

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Kann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Kann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Kann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kann. A less common occupation for the Kann family was Farming.

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Kann Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Kann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kann in 1952 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kann

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