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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kuhns

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

U is for useful, always to others.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kuhns

John D. Kuhns is an author, artist, businessman, and investment banker. John was born in Lake Forest, Illinois.


Joseph was born in 1800. He breathed his last breath on November 16th, 1883.


Charlie Kuhns was a baseball player. Charlie was born on October 27th, 1876 in Freeport, Pennsylvania. He breathed his last breath on July 15th, 1922.


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Popularity of Kuhns as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kuhns U.S.
  White 95.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kuhns

People with the last name Kuhns are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kuhns

  • How Popular is the name Kuhns? As a last name Kuhns was the 4,979th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kuhns first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kuhns is Friday, September 13th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Kuhns? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kuhns. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kuhns: Your name in reverse order is Snhuk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nskuh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kuhns? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,055 people with the last name Kuhns.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kuhns? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kuhns as their last name.

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