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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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  1. United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969)

Notable Persons Named Shahn

Shahn Majid is a in the field of physicist. Shahn was born in 1960 in Patna, India.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shahn

Ben Shahn was an artist in the fields of painting, illustration, graphic art, and photography. Ben was given the name Benjamin Shahn on September 12th, 1898 in Kaunas, Russian Empire. He died on March 14th, 1969.


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Fun Facts about the name Shahn

  • How Popular is the name Shahn? Shahn is the 53,261st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shahn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Shahn in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shahn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shahn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shahn is Tuesday, December 24th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Shahn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shahn was in 1970 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shahn: Your name in reverse order is Nhahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hahsn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shahn born Feb 26, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Sumatra approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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