Kuhn Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Kuno, a short form of Kunrat (see Konrad). The German word kühn, meaning ‘bold’, may have influenced the popularity of this short form, but is not necessarily the immediate source of it. German: variant spelling of Kühn(e) (see Kuehn). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German kühn ‘bold’, but in some cases an altered spelling of Cohn or Kohn (see Cohen).

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


Similar surnames: Kohn, Kahn, Kuhl, Kuehn, Huhn, Kihn, Kuhr, Uhr, Nuhn, Kuhns

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Kuhn Family Origin

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Kuhn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kuhn family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhn. The most common Kuhn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kuhn's were Farmers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Kuhn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1942. The average life expectancy for Kuhn in 1940 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhn

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