Rahn Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German ran ‘slim’, ‘slight’. from a short form of the Slavic personal name Ranislav.

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

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Rahn Family Origin

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Rahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Rahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rahn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rahn family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rahn.

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Rahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Rahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Rahn in 1950 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rahn

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