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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


Similar surnames: Henson, Manson, Hannon, Hasson, Hanlon, Anson, Ranson, Janson, Ganson

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Hanson Family Origin

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Hanson Family Occupations

What did your Hanson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Hanson Historical Records

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Hanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Hanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hanson in 1940 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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