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Hansmann Family History

Hansmann Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: elaborated form of the personal name Hans.

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


Similar surnames: Hammann, Hansman, Hartman, Assmann, Hausmann, Hassman, Hamann

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Where is the Hansmann family from?

You can see how Hansmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hansmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hansmann families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Hansmann families living in Iowa. This was about 22% of all the recorded Hansmann's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Hansmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hansmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hansmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hansmann. 25% of Hansmann men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Hansmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hansmann were Clerk and Stenographer.

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*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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Packer
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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What Hansmann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hansmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hansmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hansmann. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hansmann. For the veterans among your Hansmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hansmann lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hansmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hansmann in 1964 was 77, and 73 in 2004.

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