Dehn Family History
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