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Hannen Name Meaning

German: metronymic from the female Biblical name Hanna (see Hanna 2). Dutch and German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Annen, Hannes, Nannen, Tannen, Hannon, Hansen, Mannen, Dannen, Hennen

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Where is the Hannen family from?

You can see how Hannen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hannen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hannen families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Hannen families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hannen's in the USA. New York and 2 other states had the highest population of Hannen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hannen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hannen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hannen. 26% of Hannen men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hannen women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hannen were Farm Laborer and New Worker.

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    12%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
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What Hannen family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hannen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hannen. For the veterans among your Hannen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hannen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hannen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hannen in 1958 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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