Zahn Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with a large or peculiar tooth or a remarkable or defective set of teeth, from Middle High German zan(t) ‘tooth’, German Zahn.

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

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Zahn Family Origin

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Zahn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, the most common Zahn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Zahn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zahn family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zahn.

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Zahn Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Zahn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Zahn in 1941 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zahn

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