Shahn Family History

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Shahn Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hahn, Han, Hain, Shan, Shah, Khan, Huhn, Hohn, Grahn, Hann

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Shahn Family Origin

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Shahn Family Occupations

What did your Shahn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shahn occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Shahn's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shahn ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shahn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 163 census records available for the last name Shahn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shahn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 23 immigration records available for the last name Shahn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 16 military records available for the last name Shahn. For the veterans among your Shahn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shahn Life Expectancy

What is the average Shahn lifespan?

Between 1968 and 1969, in the United States, Shahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Shahn in 1968 was 61, and 71 in 1969.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shahn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shahn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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