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Hanson Name Meaning

English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh (see Hampson 2). Irish: variant of McKittrick. Respelling of Scandinavian Hansen or Hansson. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hanna.

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

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Hanson Family Origin

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Hanson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hanson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanson. The most common Hanson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hanson's were Farmers.

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Hanson Life Expectancy

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