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Hance Family History

Hance Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the personal name Hann.English: plural form of Hand.Scottish: shortened form of Machans, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Aonghuis, a patronymic from the personal name Aonghus (see Angus). Compare McInnes.French: derivative of German Hans.Dutch: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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39,015 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,005 Military Records
1,947 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hance Families

  • Number of Hance families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hance families
     75 - 148
     26 - 74
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hance last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hance Family Origin

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Hance Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hance

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Hance Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hance census records

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Hance Civil War Service Records

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