Hannis Family History

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Hannis Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): possibly a local variant of Annis.

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

Similar surnames: Tennis, Hennis, Dennis, Hanks, Hannig, Mannis, Hannum, Hartis, Danis

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Hannis Family Origin

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Hannis Family Occupations

What did your Hannis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hannis family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hannis. The most common Hannis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hannis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Machinist

  • Retired Farmer


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

Hannis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hannis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanniscensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hannis. 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 819 military records available for the last name Hannis. For the veterans among your Hannis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hannis Life Expectancy

What is the average Hannis lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hannis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hannis in 1963 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hannis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hannis 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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