Hanning Family History

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Hanning Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Selkirk called Haining ‘piece of enclosed ground’. The earliest known occurrence of the surname is around 1630. . Eastern German: variant of Hannig.

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

Similar surnames: Henning, Canning, Hannig, Panning, Halling, Dunning, Hanline, Banning

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Hanning Family Origin

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Hanning Family Occupations

What did your Hanning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hanning family was Brakeman R.R.. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanning. The most common Hanning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hanning's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brakeman R.R.


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

Hanning Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hanning Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanning lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hanning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hanning in 1943 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanning 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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