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Hanes Family History

Hanes Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant spelling of Haynes.

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


Similar surnames: Haines, Haynes, Hane, Haney, Hynes, Lanes, Vanes, Hankes, Ranes

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Where is the Hanes family from?

You can see how Hanes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 63 Hanes families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hanes's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hanes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hanes. 22% of Hanes men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Hanes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanes were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Hanes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanes 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 Hanes. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hanes. For the veterans among your Hanes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanes lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hanes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hanes in 1940 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

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