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Find more Hanison relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,474 more people named Hanison in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 55 people named Hanison in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2680% more people named Hanison in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,529 people named Hanison were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 6% were disabled
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,809

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As Hanison families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 2% were born in foreign countries