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Where is the Hansen family from?
You can see how Hansen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 16 Hansen families living in New York. This was about 80% of all the recorded Hansen's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hansen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hansen. 14% of Hansen men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Hansen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansen were Salesman and Housekeeper.