Hanchey Family History

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Hanchey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of a Swiss and southern German family name Hantsche, Hansche, or Hentsche, a metonymic occupational name for a glovemaker, from any of the variants Hansche, Hantsche, Hentsche, contracted forms of Handschuh ‘glove’, due to the loss of stress in the second syllable See Handschuh. This name is found predominantly in LA and NC.

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


Similar surnames: Chancey, Fancher, Hanley, Chandley, Hanshew, Hache, Hance, Hachey

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Hanchey Family Origin

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Hanchey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Labor

    9%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hanchey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Hanchey's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanchey. A less common occupation for the Hanchey family was Farming.

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Hanchey Historical Records

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Hanchey Life Expectancy

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