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Hane Family History

Hane Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hain. Swiss German: probably a variant of Hahn 1.

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

Similar surnames: Haine, Hale, Haner, Hake, Haye, Cane, Bane, Dane, Kane, Haze

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Where is the Hane family from?

You can see how Hane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hane families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 19 Hane families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Hane's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hane families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hane ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hane. 18% of Hane men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Hane women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hane were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hane 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hane. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hane. For the veterans among your Hane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hane lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hane in 1952 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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