Kuhns Name Meaning

Although in German-speaking countries, this surname arose either as a patronymic from Kuhn or a habitational name from a place so named in former Silesia, in the majority of instances in the U.S. it is a Pennsylvania form of German Kuntz, the other common spelling being Koons.

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


Similar surnames: Kuhn, Kuns, Kuhl, Burns, Muns, Kunc, Kuno, Koons, Sohns, Kuhne

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Kuhns Family Origin

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Kuhns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Kuhns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Kuhns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kuhns family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuhns.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Kuhns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kuhns in 1943 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuhns

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