Hanson Family History
Hanson Name Meaning
English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Hann or Hand + son; see Hand 5. Irish: variant of Hampson . Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Hansson . Americanized form of Norwegian Danish Dutch or North German Hansen and Hanssen . Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the female personal name Hanna 6.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press