Hannay Family History

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Hannay Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name, probably from an unidentified place called Hannethe.

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

Similar surnames: Hannam, Hanna, Nanney, Annan, Hanney, Vannoy, Handal, Hanley, Anna

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Hannay Family Origin

Where is the Hannay family from?

Hannay Family Occupations

What did your Hannay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hannay family was Cotton Spinner. The most common Hannay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Hannay's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Nursery Man were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannay.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Nursery Man

  • Cotton Spinner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hannay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hannay Historical Records

What Hannay family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hannay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannay. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hannay. For the veterans among your Hannay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannay Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannay lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hannay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hannay in 1950 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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