Hanner Family History

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Hanner Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): unexplained. German: from a pet form of Hann, short form of Johann (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Hannen, Tanner, Manner, Hannes, Hafner, Banner, Channer, Hamner

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Hanner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hanner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hanner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Hanner Family Origin

Where is the Hanner family from?

Hanner Family Occupations

What did your Hanner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanner. A less common occupation for the Hanner family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hanner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hanner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hanner Historical Records

What Hanner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Hanner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanner. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hanner. For the veterans among your Hanner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hanner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hanner in 1945 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanner 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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