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Hahner Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a poultry farmer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German hane ‘rooster’. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Hahn or Hag. German (Hähner): see Haener.

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


Similar surnames: Hafner, Lahner, Haner, Kasner, Harner, Hohner, Mahler, Haber, Hamer

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Where is the Hahner family from?

You can see how Hahner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hahner family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hahner families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Hahner families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hahner's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hahner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hahner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hahner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hahner. 20% of Hahner men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Hahner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hahner were Packer and Sewing.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Packer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    56%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Sewing
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hahner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hahner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 559 immigration records available for the last name Hahner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hahner. For the veterans among your Hahner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hahner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hahner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hahner in 1961 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

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