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Hannan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Hannon . Muslim (mainly the Indian subcontinent): from the Arabic personal name Hannān ‘compassionate merciful’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hanna, Hannon, Mannan, Hanahan, Honan, Cannan, Shannon, Cannon

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Where is the Hannan family from?

You can see how Hannan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hannan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hannan families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Hannan families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Hannan's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hannan families in 1840.
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What did your Hannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hannan. 15% of Hannan men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Hannan women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hannan were Salesman and Housewife. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Hannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannan 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 16,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannan. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hannan. For the veterans among your Hannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hannan lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hannan in 1940 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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