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Zahn Surname Origin
(Origin German) From the personal nickname 'zan' or 'zant' meaning tooth possibly describing someone with a prominent or missing or disfigured tooth or set of teeth. Also, an occupational surname from someone who may have pulled teeth, a dentist.
Surname Variations: Zahn, Zan, Zant, Zandt
Zahn Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Zahn family history than the origin of your surname:
A Zahn Family History Thought:
'In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a vacuum. An emptiness. And the most disquieting loneliness.' --Alex Haley