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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch : from haan ‘rooster’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a cockerel or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a rooster.
  • Belgian and Dutch (van Haan) : habitational name from any of several places named Haan, in particular in Brabant and West Flanders.
  • German : variant of Hahn.

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