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Dehn Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt). from the personal name Daniel. (also Danish): ethnic name for someone from Denmark, from Middle Low German, Danish dene ‘Dane’. In the Middle Ages Denmark extended as far south as the River Eider. possibly a topographic name for someone who lived in a hollow, from Middle Low German denne ‘hollow’, ‘shallow valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Dein, Rehn, Behn, Fehn, Dern, Dehm, Dohn, Duin, Denz

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You can see how Dehn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dehn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dehn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Dehn families living in Lancashire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Dehn's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Dehn families in 1891.
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What did your Dehn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Dehn. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Dehn. For the veterans among your Dehn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dehn lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dehn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dehn in 1940 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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