Last name: HAHN

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HAHN : This last name is indexed 354,301 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HAHN : 1: German (also Hähn): from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’ hence a nickname for a conceited or quarrelsome man. In some instances it may have been a topographic or habitational name referring to a house bearing the sign of a rooster.2: German (also Hähn): patronymic from a shortened form of the personal name Johannes (see John). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden. Compare Haehn.3: Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Hahn ‘rooster’ (compare 1 above).4: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 韩 see Han 1.5: Korean: variant of Han 4.

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