Spahn Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a carpenter or for a roofer who applied wooden shingles, from Middle German span ‘chip’, ‘shaving’, ‘splinter’. nickname for a skinny person.

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

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Spahn Family Origin

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Spahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, the most common Spahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Spahn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Spahn family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spahn.

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Spahn Historical Records

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Spahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Spahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Spahn in 1942 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spahn

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