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Hansen Family History

Hansen Name Meaning
Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans.

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

5,185,435 Historical Documents with Hansen on Ancestry.com
2,785,050 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
112,930 Military Records
335,042 Immigration Records
515,842 Census and Voter Lists
1,436,571 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hansen Families

  • Number of Hansen families
     893 - 1,783
     298 - 892
     1 - 297
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hansen families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hansen families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hansen census records

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Hansen Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hansen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Hansen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hansen families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hansen

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hansen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hansen census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hansen ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hansen Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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