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Where is the Hanse family from?
You can see how Hanse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanse families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hanse families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Hanse's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Hanse families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hanse. 21% of Hanse men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Hanse women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanse were Clerk and Laborer.