The German surname Hahne is of nickname origin. The name Hahn comes originally from Middle High German hane meaning “rooster” and would have been a nickname for a cocky man or a man known for his sexual prowess. In some instances it may have been a habitational name from a house bearing the sign of a rooster. A notable bearer of the name Hahne is the German born composer Dorothée Hahne. Today there are approximately 1000 bearers of the name Hahne living in the US.