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Hannes Family History

Hannes Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from an aphetic form of the personal name Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Hannen, Hanner, Mannes, Hankes, Haynes, Thinnes, Harmes, Hannel

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Where is the Hannes family from?

You can see how Hannes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hannes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hannes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hannes families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Hannes's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hannes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hannes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hannes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hannes. 21% of Hannes men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Hannes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hannes were Carpenter and Saleslady.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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What Hannes family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hannes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hannes 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 Hannes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hannes. For the veterans among your Hannes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hannes lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Hannes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hannes in 1951 was 28, and 80 in 2003.

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