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