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Hanauer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Hanau in Hesse, named from Old High German hano ‘rooster’ + ouwa ‘low-lying land’, ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanover, Landauer, Sarauer, Hamer, Haar, Haner, Knauer, Hanmer

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Hanauer Family Origin

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Hanauer Family Occupations

What did your Hanauer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hanauer occupation in the USA was Merchant. 11% of Hanauer's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Hanauer family was Cistern Builder. Merchant, Barkeeper On Steam Boat and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanauer.

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  • Merchant

    11%
  • Barkeeper On Steam Boat

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cistern Builder

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hanauer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hanauer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hanauer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanauer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hanauer. 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 Card

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

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Hanauer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanauer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hanauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hanauer in 1954 was 50, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanauer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanauer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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