History of your Surname
Get access to Hansman family records.Start a free trial

Hansman Family History

Hansman Name Meaning

Respelling of Dutch or German Hansmann.

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


Similar surnames: Hansmann, Hassman, Halfman, Hackman, Harman, Hausman, Hamman, Langman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Hansman family from?

You can see how Hansman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hansman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hansman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hansman's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hansman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hansman. 15% of Hansman men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Hansman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansman were Clerk and Housewife.

View Census data for Hansman | Data not to scale

*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

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housewife
    10%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Hansman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hansman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Hansman

Passenger Lists

There are 966 immigration records available for the last name Hansman. 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.

View all Hansman immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 944 military records available for the last name Hansman. For the veterans among your Hansman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hansman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hansman family history.

Discover More

What is the average Hansman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hansman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hansman in 1957 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hansman

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Hansman family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial